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NAPIT Trade Association Chairman, Frank Bertie

Electrical Safety Checks Mandatory for Private Landlords

Over 90 per cent of NAPIT Trade Association respondents agree that electrical safety checks in the private rented sector every five...

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Get your Electrical Health and Safety admin sorted for 2015 - today

The problem......

Managing health and safety correctly is a legal requirement for all businesses. In the construction...

Electrical Safety First

Contact your local electrician to check your portable heaters this Winter

Electrical Safety First is the leading UK charity dedicated to reducing deaths, injuries and damage caused by electricity. Recent...

Electric Vehicles

Is 2015 the time to invest in an electric vehicle?

A year ago it would have been a rare occurrence to come across an electric vehicle charging point, and to some...

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More powers are needed to protect householders against dangerous electrical work

A report published by the Electrical Safety Roundtable (ESR) reveals damning evidence that 72% of Local Authorities had taken no action against Part P non-...

Electrical Safety Checks Mandatory for Private Landlords

NAPIT Trade Association Chairman, Frank Bertie

Over 90 per cent of NAPIT Trade Association respondents agree that electrical safety checks in the private rented sector every five years or more frequently should be mandatory, according to a recent survey. The survey, created by the International Longevity Centre, focused on electrical safety in an ageing society. It was issued to gather evidence for a new report released today by the charity Electrical Safety First, A Shock to the System: Electrical Safety in an Ageing Society.

Is 2015 the time to invest in an electric vehicle?

Electric Vehicles

A year ago it would have been a rare occurrence to come across an electric vehicle charging point, and to some extend they are still a head turner if only to try and fathom out how they might work! However, most of us would probably know where to direct someone if they were looking for an electric vehicle charging point in the local area.

Charging points coming to a place near you

More powers are needed to protect householders against dangerous electrical work

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A report published by the Electrical Safety Roundtable (ESR) reveals damning evidence that 72% of Local Authorities had taken no action against Part P non-compliance between 2011 and 2013. The report also highlighted that only 2% of Local Authorities had attempted to prosecute under Part P with only one successful prosecution during the entire 3 year period.

Get your Electrical Health and Safety admin sorted for 2015 - today

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The problem......

Managing health and safety correctly is a legal requirement for all businesses. In the construction sector it is particularly important that the health and safety component on projects is adhered to. Of course it is not enough to be simply seen to be complying with health and safety on site, this has to be backed up with the relevant documentation. This can fast turn into a time consuming task, especially for smaller electrical contractors who may not be fully up to speed on the latest health and safety legislation.

Contact your local electrician to check your portable heaters this Winter

Electrical Safety First

Electrical Safety First is the leading UK charity dedicated to reducing deaths, injuries and damage caused by electricity. Recent research carried out by Electrical Safety First reveal some startling dangers about the dangers of portable heaters. The elderly are at particular risk.

An Electrical Safety First survey conducted just last November 2014 revealed some worrying facts regarding peoples usage of portable heating in homes across the UK.

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