An electrical safety campaign group has called on the government to implement planned legislation on checks in private rented housing, following the death of a professor who was electrocuted.
Construction is considered the most dangerous industry for employees. Compared to any other business sector, recent government reports have stated that the number of fatalities and injuries attributed to construction are higher than any other.
Commenting on the recent report into product safety and electrical goods from the government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Martyn Allen, Technical Director of Electrical Safety First, said.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY FIRST RESPONDS TO BEIS REPORT ON PRODUCT SAFETY
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.
NAPIT have recently conducted training with Savills Lettings team in their latest efforts to educate industry stakeholders on electrical safety.