Posts tagged “Commercial electrical installations”

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is carrying out spot checks and inspections to make sure businesses are COVID-secure across the country. 
 
They are calling and visiting premises to speak with employers. They are checking the measures they have in place and making sure they are working in line with government guidance
 
Inspectors are helpfully giving advice on how to manage the risks and protect workers, customers and visitors, but there’s a sting in the tail. Businesses that don’t participate in the spot checks could be subject to enforcement action. 
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Public sector organisations can apply for a share of the government’s £1billion funding for improved energy efficiency. 
 
This month the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) department launched the Public Sector Decarbonisation (PSD) scheme. Applications are now open for eligible organisations until 11 January 2021. 
The new Wiring Regulations have introduced changes that focus on surge protection to help improve safety in our homes and commercial premises. 
 
An electrical surge, or ‘transient overvoltage’, is a brief voltage peak between two or more conductors. A surge can be just a few volts or thousands of volts. 
We’ve recently had some challenges to find and fix faults in commercial electrical installations. 
 
Electrical systems are often complicated and tailored to a business’s needs. 
 
If you’re not the electrician who did the original installation, it can be quite difficult to track down the root cause of a problem. 
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