Electrical Safety First has published updates on two of their current Best Practice Guides: Replacing a Consumer Unit in Domestic and Similar Premises Electrical installation condition reporting: Classification codes for domestic and similar electrical installations Click here to access our members links page.
NICEIC and SELECT have issued a joint statement supporting new regulations to help consumers and competent qualified electricians in Scotland. The long-running campaign for Recognition of Electricians as a Profession has been endorsed by Kevan Parker, Managing Director of NICEIC and Alan Wilson, Managing Director of SELECT. The joint statement says that new regulations such […]
Below is a communication from Victoria Moffett, Grenfell Programme Lead at the National Housing Federation, following a consultation report from the Government based on the Hackitt review. ———————————————————————————————————— Today the Government published its consultation, Building a Safer Future: Proposals for Reform of the Building Safety Regulatory System. About the consultation This is a major consultation […]
Please be aware the following letter has been sent to CEOs of social housing providers and supports our work around tenants’ safety obligations. It can help in your role to raise important health and safety issues. Regulator of Social Housing Letter
There is an argument that, just as in the gas industry, electrical installations and installers should be regulated for the safety of consumers. Currently, without any professional training or qualification, anyone can call themselves an electrician. They can advertise and carry out work, potentially threatening lives and property without any fear of action. Government statistics […]
Developed in partnership with the ECA, the AESM Electrical Frequency of Inspection Guide is now available to AESM and ASCP members – log in to the members area to download the full document.
Gas Safe Register have updated Technical Bulletin 102 (TB 102) – “Location of Protective Equipotential Bonding on gas pipework in domestic premises”. For clarification it now clarifies that not all service pipework needs to be bonded. If for instance the service (water or gas) is plastic then the protective equipotential bonding (PEB) may not be needed. […]
Latest update to the BS7671 18th Edition Wiring Regulations – read it here…. BS7671 – 18th Edition Wiring Regulations
We are delighted to be supporting the AGSM Safety & Compliance Conference & Exhibition, being held on 13th September at Crieff Hydro in Scotland. It is the first show in Scotland dedicated to supporting the role of safety and compliance professionals in social housing and facilities management. We have a host of expert speakers […]