What is a Periodic Inspection?
The purpose of periodic inspection and testing is to provide, so far as is reasonably practicable, for the safety of persons and livestock against the effects of electric shock and burns in accordance with the general requirements of Regulation 131.1 of IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition BS7671:2008.
Why do I need to carry out Periodic Inspection & Testing?
Electrical periodic inspection and testing is required by law in the UK. The law requires that all business owners, their directors, managers and employees comply with The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989: Section 4 (2) that all electrical systems must be maintained to be safe at all times.
To comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974. An inspection and testing schedule must be implemented at all workplaces. Insurance companies are increasingly asking for evidence that the electrical installation at a commercial or industrial location is safe
What does it involved?
Sutherlands Electrical & Engineering provide a full electrical installation inspection service that can give confirmation that an installation is not damaged nor unduly deteriorated. It will identify installation defects and non-compliance with regulations. On completion, we provide you with fully completed test certificates and a report including a schedule of inspections and test results plus a list of recommended actions to bring the installation up to standard, (if applicable).