Merry Christmas from Humphreys Electrical!

 

Christmas Wishes to all our electrical customers in Swindon & Oxford

The team at Humphreys Electrical wish you a Happy Christmas!

Winter is one of our busiest times of the year as we complete work for our clients before year end, look out for our latest projects early next year for an idea of the quality work we deliver.

Got electrical appliances for your office this Christmas? Don’t forget your PAT testing.

We’ll be back in the New Year, enjoy the festivities and time with your family.

Stay safe this Christmas

Safety at Christmas

We’re in that time of year again when the decorations are revived and we’re well into the festive season. However, after a year of being packed away, are you checking your electrical decorations as you should be?

 

Some simple checks this Christmas are important preventative steps to make sure are safe throughout this festive period.

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The importance of recommended and accredited electricians

NICEIC accredited and approved electricians in Swindon

Alarmingly, qualifications and accreditation’s are the one of the lowest priorities for consumers when they are choosing an electrician to carry out work.

Far from being just a piece of paper, qualifications and accreditation’s are incredibly important to ensure your contractor is going to complete your work to a high standard of quality and safety.

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Safety not complacency this Christmas

christmas safety

New research commission by NICEIC, the UK’s leading regulatory body for electricians has uncovered some disturbing statistics about the safety of our homes during the Christmas period.

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Cool IT

Cool IT

Do you own a business with a store for your IT equipment? Whether it’s a designated Server room or a simple set up you’ve implemented yourself, read on to find out how you could be over using your energy.

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Protect your electrical equipment and your safety with an RCD

RCD

Residual Current Devices (RCDs) are used for extra safety as they detect most electrical faults and almost immediately cut of the electricity supply.

Supply cables are permanently protected if the RCD is built into the main supply or socket-outlet, speak to our team today to find out how we can make this possible in your business. An RCD works by constantly monitoring the flow of electricity, if it detects the electricity flowing down an unintended path, for example a person who has touched a live part, it will switch off the circuit rapidly, reducing the risk of serious injury or death.

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The annual inspection or the risk assessment?

Risk assessment testing

There is a common misconception that PAT testing and other electrical safety checks only need to be carried out annually, when in actual fact the frequency of these checks should be regulated by risk assessments in the workplace.

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Could you be saving on lighting and increasing productivity in your business?

light-bulb saving money

Fluorescent and halogen lighting can be costly and time consuming when having to replace bulbs. This is particularly true when the business premises is a warehouse or large building, and with a team working with you, it can be difficult to keep track of the costs that might be mounting through a lack of diligence.

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An electrical safety digital campaign with a difference

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Can you find 3 deadly killers in this Electrical Charity’s Halloween game?

Electrical Safety First have released their Halloween themed game ‘A Killer Lurking’ – highlighting the serious consequences of having unsafe electrical appliances in your home or office. Can you find them in 30 seconds?

Is your computer network protected?

Computer Network Safe

The recent news about the TalkTalk cyber-attack is a serious reminder of how essential it is to ensure your IT network is sufficiently protected from anyone wishing to cause any harm.

This sort of event has a sweeping impact across all aspects of a business, from emotional impact to the company’s reputation. TalkTalk’s shares have dropped to their lowest price since 2013 and almost every business these days holds some form of confidential information about their customers.

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