Campaign promoting the use of NICEIC and ELECSA registered contractors reaches a record audience nearly 55 million

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Launched during the festive period last year, the Stay Safe at Christmas campaign warned the public about the electrical dangers that can arise around Christmas time and urged them to contact a registered electrician if they had any concerns.

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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

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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

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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?

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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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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?

Commercial: Do I need PAT Testing?

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Providing a safe environment for your team and your customers is essential if you are running your own business. It’s important because it’s a legal requirement as part of your Health and Safety policy to make sure all of your electrical appliances within your premises are PAT Tested.

 

If you can answer yes to any of the questions below, then you need PAT testing:

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SAFE CONTRACTOR ACCREDITATION for Humphreys Electrical

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To support our continuing commitment for a safe working environment for our staff, contractors, clients and the general public we are once again are very happy having achieved  accreditation with SAFE CONTRACTOR for the following year after our annual audit.