Electric Safety work practices are employed to prevent hazards that can cause burns, shocks and electrocution either directly or indirectly when work is performed on or near electrical equipment or circuits. Electricians carrying out work in England and Wales have to comply with Part P of the Building Regulations and in Scotland they have to comply with the Building Standards system.
There is a flood of new electronic and electrical devices reintroducing toxins very similar to those in tobacco smoke, diesel fumes, asbestos and other killers.
Following its expansion into circuit protection solutions last year, Hamilton Litestat has added two further products to its range. Hamilton revealed its sleek and stylish metal consumer units in 2016 and followed this with a metal fused switch that is engineered to the same high quality.
An unwarranted trepidation surrounds conservationists, developers and architects when it comes to fire safety and security installations and spoiling the character of historic buildings, leaving hundreds of thousands across Britain increasingly vulnerable in the case of a fire.
With today’s publication of the Government’s report into Electrical Safety in the Private Rented Sector, consumer group Electrical Safety First has hit out at the lack of Government action.
Whether it’s on a train, in a café or a hotel lobby – whatever the location, the number of people that want to charge their smartphone on the go is growing. In fact, our recent research found that 30% of UK adults charge their phone in a public place at least once a month, while 58% would like to
For workers who spend most of their time out in hazardous situations, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) clothing is an absolute necessity to keep them safe on site.
Recent tragic events at Grenfell Tower have rightly put product safety at the top of the news agenda.
Product identification and traceability play a vital role in preventing the loss and misidentification of electrical stock, so don’t dismiss labels as a minor purchase.
Electrical Safety First calls on government to provide extra protection against electrical fire risks in tower blocks
A leading safety charity thinks you might be surprised. Did you know you could be safer living in Scotland’s Private Rented Sector (PRS) than in social housing – or even in your own home?
Nationwide electrical testing company, Lantei, have announced the return of their best practice, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited electrical safety seminars which are going to be bigger and better than ever before.
Responding to today’s Westminster Hall debate on the safety of white goods and product recalls, Phil Buckle, Chief Executive of Electrical Safety First commented:
Since releasing the Electrical Installation Safety Record Summary (EISRS) earlier this year, NAPIT members across the country have been enjoying its benefits.