Maintain your mains distribution system

Qualified electricians in Swindon

Just because something isn’t broken, it doesn’t mean it doesn’t need work. This is especially true when it comes to your Mains Distribution System. It’s important to make sure you don’t under estimate the importance of keeping your electrics maintained.

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IET Wiring Regs Student’s Guide Roadshow

Aimed at students and electrical apprentices; the IET has launched an IET Wiring Regulations guide. Providing essential guidance, the publication helps to prepare students who are working toward gaining qualifications and successfully completing courses, the standards of which are set by awarding bodies.

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Safety in Numbers

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How often do you consider that you could have a faulty electrical product in your home or office?

Electrical Safety First have recently released a news article with worrying statistics about the success rate of recalling fault electrical goods. In the January sales and over Christmas, masses of electrical products have been purchased with an assumption that what you buy off the shelf or on the internet is going to be safe; this is not the case. Read more

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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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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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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Electrical Safety not included in new regulations designed to protect tenants

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From 1st October 2015, landlords are required by law to install working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms under new measures announce by Housing Minister Brandon Lewis earlier this year. The new law; The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 comes with solid support after a consultation on property condition in the private rented sector.

The move will help prevent up to 26 deaths and 670 injuries a year.

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