Health and Safety

Health and Safety law entitles workers to work in environments where risks to their health and safety are properly controlled. Health and safety measures prevent you from getting hurt at work or ill through work

A simple but effective tool, originally designed by Electrical Safety First to help trading standards identify potentially dangerous or counterfeit electrical items, has just been granted a design copyright.


NAPIT has launched a new Electrical Inspector Scheme for installers designed to help consumers and businesses find the right tradesperson for electrical inspection and testing work across the domestic, commercial and industrial sectors.


New research by Electrical Safety First has found a ‘generation gap’ in relation to DIY – and a worrying approach to electrical work that should really be left to the experts.


Safety switches refer to enclosed switches that are designed to serve as disconnecting means for service entrance as well as offer fault protection for motors. The enclosure offers personnel a degree of protection against incidental contact with the live electrical equipment. 

For many years now, health and safety has become an increasing priority in the electrical trade.

New safety regulations designed to provide additional protection for tenants in the private rented sector (PRS) have a major flaw, according to the charity Electrical Safety First.  The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015, due to come into effect on 1st October – but the re

An interactive video promoting awareness of Part of the Building Regulations – the only legislation which protects people from unsafe electrical work in the home - shows why it’s best to use a registered contractor for such work.

Award winning, non-foam based, pocketed safety kneepads which maintain its maximum cushioning effect throughout consecutive or prolonged use, “can help prevent up to 6 months down time and subsequent loss of earnings through knee injury in the workplace”.

New Crimping technology eliminates Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in the electrical industry Many cable crimping applications throughout the industry are conducted using manual ratchet tools or hand hydraulic tools.