electrical safety

Top 3 safety hazards to avoid for PV solar installations

Fluke looks at the top three electrical hazards to avoid when installing and maintaining PV solar installations to keep technicians safe: Renewable energy is one of the fastest-growing markets in the world – in the UK, solar installations have doubled within the last year and are expected to double again by 2030. Such rapid expansion […]

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ECA launches “Plan, Test, Isolate!” video

ECA has launched a new video as part of its campaign to reduce the number of injuries caused by incorrect isolation of low-voltage circuits (up to 1,000V AC or 1,500V DC). According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), 14 people died from exposure to a live electrical circuit in 2020 alone. Since 2015, an average of […]

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New reporting tool to monitor unsafe electrical installations

The Electrical Safety Roundtable and TrustMark have collaborated to create a new Reporting tool to monitor levels of unsafe and non-compliant electrical installations. The Electrical Safety Roundtable was founded on a mission to improve electrical safety in the home. TrustMark provides a mark of Government Endorsed Quality to tradespeople who undertake work in and around […]

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Martindale Electric issues new ‘ALIVE’ safety downloads

Martindale Electric has issued new safety downloads – and is appealing to the construction industry to hear its fresh warnings over electrical safety. This comes as the latest Health & Safety Executive (HSE) figures highlighted that the construction industry still has one of the highest rates of fatalities, especially amongst self-employed workers and the recent […]

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Crabtree launches Starbreaker consumer unit catalogue

Crabtree has published a new Starbreaker catalogue bringing together several recent innovations said to make it easy for professional electrical installers and specifiers to select innovative high quality electrical safety solutions for residential dwellings. In the new catalogue you can find a range of single module miniature devices including; Single Module Miniature SPD Single Module […]

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