CATU Electrical Safety, 5 Rules

Be Safe, Choose CATU Electrical Safety

IEC Standard, CATU Electrical Safety Equipment

CATU Electrical design, test and manufacture the worlds largest range of Electrical Safety Equipment for low voltage, high voltage and extra high voltage systems. Thorne & Derrick are the UK's largest CATU Electrical distributor.

CATU are committed to Electrical Safety Equipment providing a full range of low and high voltage (LV-HV) equipment complying with IEC standards for use on underground cables, switchgear, transformers and overhead lines. 

T&D UK are specialist distributors of CATU Electrical Safety Equipment to the electrical power industry - we meet the electrical safety equipment requirements for low, high and extra high voltage substation, switchgear and overhead distribution line projects.

  1. SEPARATE WORK AREA FROM POWER SUPPLY with  CATU Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including safety glasses, helmets, insulating gloves, insulating mats, insulating stepladders, insulating boots.
  2. LOCK OUT THE LINK IN THE OPEN POSITION with CATU Lock-out Tag-out including safety padlocks
  3. CHECK FOR ABSENCE OF VOLTAGE with  CATU Voltage Detectors
  4. APPLY PORTABLE EARTHING & SHORT CIRCUITING SYSTEMS with CATU Portable Earthing Systems
  5. WARN AND LIMIT THE WORKING AREA with CATU Warning Signage

CATU Electrical Safety Equipment ranges:

  • Voltage Detectors
  • Phase Comparators
  • Lock-out Tag-out
  • Short-Circuiting Systems
  • Portable Earthing Equipment & Kits
  • Life Saving Intervention Kits
  • Insulating Sticks
  • Insulating Rubber Gloves
  • Insulating Matting
  • Arc Flash Clothing

CATU Electrical Safety Equipment protects Senior Authorised Persons (SAP's), Linesmen, Cable Jointers and High Voltage Electrical Engineers during switching and maintenance operations on low and high voltage cable systems, including 3.3kV, 6.6kV, 11kV, 33kV and EHV.

CATU Voltage ranges

  • LV up to 1000 volts
  • HV up to 52kV (including 11kV 33kV)
  • EHV above 52kV (including 66kV, 132kV, 275kV, 400kV)

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