With over 40 years’ experience of electrical safety, we understand the importance of electrical testing in offices. Your electrical systems, equipment and installations must be checked professionally at least every five years.
As well as engaging the services of a skill professional to do the complex process of electrical testing, there are some tasks you can do to make your office more electrically safe. This list is only intended as a guide for office electrical safety and we always recommend speaking to a qualified professional.
❶ Regular PAT testing to make sure that your equipment is safe.
❷ Train staff to look out for broken sockets and light switches, frayed cables or exposed wire. Make sure that these are reported immediately so that they can be replaced.
❸ Keep all leads under the desk untangled and install cable management.
❹ Do not plug extension leads into extension leads.
❺ Label all appliances at the plug so that you know what its connected to.
❻ Circuit identify all sockets, spurs and light switches. So that when you need to find a specific one you won’t need to go hunting wasting time. In an emergency, this will be very useful.
❼ Identify all distribution boards.
❽ Ensure that your EICR is up to date.
❾ Ensure that your emergency lighting is annually tested.
❿ Ensure that your fire alarm is annually tested.
Testing your electrical systems regularly is an essential element and a legal requirement of running your successful business. Not doing so could be a risk to people and property, the consequences being very damaging to your profit. We are a company providing electrical testing by trained professionals at the highest standard. Let us help you keep your electrical installations safe.
Contact us now on 0800 542 0638 – 01487 813 600.