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“B0L : Electrical authorisation – #T01
Planning from December 2022
What is electrical authorisation?
Authorisation is the employer’s recognition of the ability of a person placed under his authority to carry out the tasks entrusted to him in safety with regard to electrical risks. Before being certified, the worker must have been trained and declared fit by the occupational physician.
Worker authorisation is based on the provisions of the Labour Code and the technical rules of the French standard NFC 18-510 of January 2012 “Operations on electrical works and installations and in an electrical environment. – Prevention of electrical risk”. Each type of authorisation has a symbol comprising letters, numbers and, if necessary, an attribute (e.g. B2V for a person in charge of low-voltage work who can work in the vicinity of live bare parts)
Electrical authorisation completes the set of rules in the Labour Code governing the design and use of electrical installations applicable to the employer.
The authorisation alone does not authorise the holder to carry out operations for which he is authorised on his own initiative. He must be designated by his employer to carry out these operations. Assignment to a workstation may constitute an implicit designation. See brochure ED 6127 “Electrical authorisation”.
Electrical authorisation is formalised by an authorisation title. This title is issued by the employer to the authorised worker.
The authorisation certificate drawn up by the employer must mention the authorisation symbol(s), the voltage range(s) concerned, the works or installations concerned and must, if necessary, include additional information (particularities, limitations, etc.). A model is available in Appendix 8.3 of the brochure ED 6127: Electrical accreditation.
This BOL training is not for live work.
It is up to the employer to organise the training prior to authorisation and to ensure that this training is appropriate for the activities, aptitudes and skills of his employees.
This training course meets the needs of personnel who are required to work in a low-voltage environment near live bare parts. This qualification concerns personnel working in bodywork, mechanics, upholstery, paintwork or automotive expertise.
Depending on the results acquired, this training will enable the employer to issue the electrical authorisations corresponding to the B0L titles in full knowledge of the facts.
- Implement the safety instructions contained in standard NF C 18550.
- Carry out work following a certain methodology in the vicinity of electric vehicles (electric forklifts and hybrid cars).
- Assess the electrical risk and take preventive measures based on the operations to be carried out.
Non-electrical personnel carrying out or responsible for non-electrical operations.
- Trainees must operate on and/or in the environment of electrical equipment.
- Trainees may assist an authorised operator depending on the situation.
- Provision of an electric or hybrid vehicle.
- Theoretical and practical contributions.
- Thematic exchange of experiences, practices and representations of the participants aiming at updating synergies and feeding consensual reflections.
- A theoretical test consisting of several questions designed to assess knowledge.
- A practical test during which the candidate will have to carry out the indicated tasks using the necessary materials, tools and equipment, in order to assess know-how.
- Knowledge test (MCQ).
- Course material for electrical qualification B0L.
For information, the validity period of a vehicle electrical authorisation is 3 years.
- Understand the different electrical quantities
- Know the architecture of combustion, electric and hybrid vehicles
- List the voltage ranges and characteristics of the conductors, insulators and the degree of protection of the connectors (IP XX)
- List the main effects and consequences of electric current on the human body
- Mechanisms of electrification and electrocution and internal and external burns, etc.
- The basic rules of electrical risk prevention on generators whose characteristics are voltage ≤ 60 Vdc or ≤ 25 Vac for a capacity ≤ 180 Ah
- What to do in the presence of electrical risks
- Describe what to do in the event of an accident or fire
- Name the different types of work with or without exposure hazard: de-energized, energized
- Specify the role of the actors (intervener, repair agent or manager, etc.)
- Analyse the electrical risk
- Identify the different levels of qualifications and their limits likely to be encountered in the context of de-energized work with or without exposure hazard
- State the requirements for performing non-electrical work
- Name the environmental zones and boundaries
- Name the documents applicable to de-energized work and the other associated documents (work permit, safety instructions, etc.)
- State the risks associated with the use and handling of materials and tools used specifically for electrical work.
- Preventive measures to be observed during de-energized work with or without exposure Hazard.