PERIODIC INSPECTION EXPLAINED
Electrical installations and wiring/cabling all deteriorate with each passing year and use. They should for that reason be tested and inspected at correct periods to check that its condition is safe and deterioration isn’t a rise for concern.
Our range of electrical testing and inspection services offered to residential & commercial customers throughout Newcastle includes;
- 5 year IEE Electrical Test and Inspection
- Portable Appliance Testing
- Electrical installation inspection testing
- Energy efficiency reviews including thermal imaging
- Bespoke testing and inspections
- Periodic maintenance checks for system stability
It is necessary that the inspector knows the scope of the installation that needs to be inspected and any criteria with regards to the limit of the electrical inspections in Newcastle. This needs to be documented.
Queries will be made to the person responsible for the electrical installation regarding the provision of blueprints, design criteria, energy supply and earthing preparations.
Diagrams, charts or tables need to be available to reveal the type and makeup of circuits, identification of protective units for shock protection, isolation and switching and a description of the procedure used for fault protection.
Electrical Installations should not be left without any attention for the periods of years that are usually allowed between official inspections. In domestic premises it’s presumed that the occupier will soon detect any breakages or excessive wear and arrange for precautions to be taken and repairs to be completed.
The routine inspection and testing of your fixed electrical installation, ensures compliance under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and the Consumer Protection Act 1987. Electrical installation testing is additionally a common requirement for business and public property insurance. Contact us today to schedule for electrical inspections in Newcastle or if you need any additional information.