Posts Categorized: Safety news

18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations, BS7671:2018

The 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations, BS7671:2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations came in to effect on 1st January 2019. Our engineers have all undertaken the mandatory training and passed the examination required to qualify them to work to the new standard. A summary of the main changes can be found in: 18th Edition IET Regulations, BS7671-2018… Read more »

Garden Safety

As the days grow longer, the nights get lighter and you start to spend time in the garden, make sure you follow the Electrical Safety First guide to Electrical Safety Outdoors: If you need any help or advice around any of the things covered in the guide please let us know.

Aico Trained Installer

As a member of the Aico Fire Products Trained Installer Scheme we are trained to advise on the products you require to protect your property based on BS 5839-6:2013. Be it a bungalow or a 3-storey HMO we can advise on what to fit e.g. smoke detectors, heat detectors, carbon-monoxide detection devices and also where they… Read more »

Power Cuts Advice

Before the weather gets any worse this winter it might be worth taking a look at Northern Powergrids: ‘Power Cuts Advice & Check list of things to do / be aware of’ Hopefully the advice won’t need to be actioned but there is no harm in taking a quick look & being prepared!  

Looking for an Electrician?

Please can we advise you to search the Electrical Safety Register   The Electrical Safety Register is a joint venture between the Electrical Safety Council (ESC) and Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) that features both domestic and commercial contractors registered under the NICEIC, ELECSA and ECA certification schemes. Over 33,000 contractors are registered with these schemes,… Read more »

Product Recalls – Checking your electrical products

The product checker provided by The Electrical Safety Council at contains the details of electrical products that have been recalled since 2007. Ther are hundreds of pages of products that have been recalled but it is an advanced search tool, easy to use and well worth a visit. The ESC state that if you search… Read more »

Coronation Street

Are you worried about your electrics after last nights Corrie? Get a registered electrician to check your home is safe. Find out more about Electrical Installation Condition Reports via our Services page and contact us anytime for a free quotation.