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Electrical Safety Roundtable, raising consumer awareness of electrical safety

The Electrical Safety Roundtable is making new strides to help reduce hazards in the home. The growing industry forum is cementing its...

BS7671 Amendment 3 Book

Are You Ready for the Changes to BS7671 17th Edition Amendment 3?

Trades Skills 4 U have published a survey on the changes to BS7671, are you ready for these all important changes,...

Embarrassment

Eighteen million people too embarrassed to ask an electrician if they are registered

Hot news at the moment in the electrical industry reveals that only one in five householders seeking quotations from electricians are asking for proof of...

Electrical Safety Roundtable, raising consumer awareness of electrical safety

Electrical Safety Roundtable Logo

The Electrical Safety Roundtable is making new strides to help reduce hazards in the home. The growing industry forum is cementing its reputation for building consensus and developing industry led solutions to longstanding issues with the launch of a brand new website and guidance portal designed to raise consumer awareness of home safety matters.

NICEIC and ELECSA Urge Government rethink over Green Deal

Green Deal

NICEIC and ELECSA have urged the Government to consult with industry professionals before embarking on any new radical energy efficiency plans.

The message comes in the wake of the Government’s decision this week to scrap further funding to the Green Deal Finance Company – all but killing off the much troubled Green Deal scheme.

“In theory it should have worked,” commented Dani Putney, Renewable Sector Specialist at NICEIC and ELECSA, “In reality though the scheme was over engineered, difficult to market and a nightmare to access.

Eighteen million people too embarrassed to ask an electrician if they are registered

Embarrassment

Hot news at the moment in the electrical industry reveals that only one in five householders seeking quotations from electricians are asking for proof of registration. Failure to check for yourself that an electrician is who they say are can land you in all sorts of bother. From a severely botched and dangerous job that could put the lives of you and your family at risk to having a head ache when attempting to rent out your property, the failure to check Part P registration could cost you dearly.

NAPIT create new reporting mechanism

NAPIT Guidance on reporting issues with Distribution Businesses service equipment

NAPIT have worked with the Energy Networks Association on the creation of a new reporting mechanism for issues found with Distribution Businesses’ equipment, designed to make electricians’ lives easier and improve electrical safety in the home.

Providing all the means necessary to effectively report issues with Distribution Business’ (DB) service equipment, the reporting guidance includes all the information required to report an issue in two easy to understand documents.

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