Monthly Archives: May 2013

PAT Testing and Event Insurance Guide

A common query we encounter is whether it is necessary to PAT Test electrical appliances used for stalls and attractions at fairs, car boots, outdoor charity events and festivals. Though it’s not required by law there are a few things that you should consider as it could help validate your liability insurance for the […]

Electrical Safety Guides Sent to Hire Association of Europe Members

Carrying on from our previous blog about a new Code of Practice from IET, similar advice for tool hire operators will also be on its way to HAE members very soon.

The Hire Association of Europe (HAE) has sent all their members a copy of the soon to be published code of practice specifically aimed […]

New Code of Practice for Electrical Safety Management

The institution of Engineering and Technology is currently working on a new code of practice for Electrical Safety and Management that will be released in a new publication for summer 2013.

At present there isn’t a single leading source of good practice for managing electrical safety organisations. Staff responsible for electrical safety therefore have to […]

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Landlord Fined for Fire and Electrical Safety Failures

Janine Forster from Hurworth has been fined by Darlington Magistrates Court after she failed to install suitable safety measures in one of her rental properties.

The 3 tenants living at the rental property complained of fire and electrical safety hazards and in response Darlington Borough Council served an improvement notice to the landlord in April […]