With under a year to go until the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring regulations is published we know there some big changes expected ahead.
If you’ve been an electrician or apprentice for any length of time, you know that SAFETY IS ESSENTIAL IN OUR INDUSTRY: a careless worker who doesn’t heed his company’s safety protocol can injure themselves or others. Strict rules and guidelines,have been developed by the government and industry to ensure the safety of those working with electricity, so it’s important that you and all your workers are up to speed on current electrical safety tips.
The Considerate Constructors Scheme is taking action to raise awareness of the important issue of drugs and alcohol across the UK construction industry. The Scheme’s new ‘Spotlight on…’ campaign focuses on taking measures to protect and safeguard the entire workforce in relation to drugs and alcohol.
As summer blends into autumn, which quickly turns to winter, property owners face the same impending battle. With colder, shorter days comes an increased need for energy – including gas and electricity for heat and light. But how do you know if you are using more energy than is necessary? And how much is too much?
If there’s a problem with the electrics in your home, you might not be sure if it’s a job for the pros or something you can fix. Perhaps you’ve Googled a few of the issues encountered, or even watched a couple of electrician-led tutorials on YouTube. And finally, you are ready to repair your electronics, right? Wrong!
A new study has concluded that the people of Britain find electricians to be the most trustworthy tradesmen working in today’s climate.
The poll, commissioned by clothing brand Helly Hansen Workwear, interviewed 2,000 Britons about their views on various aspects of tradespeople and their personalities