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Not to Lay Blame

Synopsis
A teaching package looking at safety in electrical engineering laboratories. Shows an inquest into the deaths of two undergraduates. A series of flashbacks shows how a combination of careless accidents led to both of them being electrocuted. The programme does not attempt to teach the rules of electrical safety but shows in graphic detail, what can happen when rules are ignored.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 16 min.
Year of production
1994
Availability
Sale
Documentation
Accompanying booklets ‘Safety Handbook for Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories’ for students and ‘First Steps in Undergraduate Electrical Safety’ for tutors.
Uses
Undergraduates who carry out work in electricl engineering laboratories, their tutors and supervisors.
Subjects
Health & safety
Keywords
accidents; electrical and electronic engineering; electrical equipment

Credits

Director
Ian Kelso
Producer
Ian Kelso

Sponsor

Name

Health and Safety Executive

Distributor

Name

University of Southampton, Department of Electrical Engineering

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