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Domestic Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Competency Scheme launched

BAFE Scheme DS301 Third Party Certification is now available for contractors working with Grade D fire detection and fire alarm systems for domestic premises. Following an extensive development process over two years in the making, the BAFE Fire Safety Register and NAPIT are proud to announce a new Scheme to assess the competency of organisations […]

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Meeting the government’s net zero emissions targets – an installer’s perspective

David Cowburn, Chief Executive Officer at NAPIT, reflects on the progress made by the electrical industry to enhance electrical safety standards over the past decade, including the Electrotechnical Assessment Specification (EAS), and considers the issues which remain unresolved. In recent months I have met with senior politicians and department officials in a range of meetings […]

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NAPIT welcomes the publication of the Building Safety Bill

The much-anticipated Building Safety Bill was introduced in the House of Commons on 5 July 2021 and sets out how the Government intends to fundamentally reform and strengthen the regulatory system for building safety. The Building Safety Bill is a result of the Grenfell Tragedy in June 2017 and is set to implement the recommendations […]

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Opinion: Reflecting on the Evolution of Electrical Safety Standards

David Cowburn, Chief Operating Officer at NAPIT, reflects on the progress made by the electrical industry to enhance electrical safety standards over the past decade, including the Electrotechnical Assessment Specification (EAS), and considers the issues which remain unresolved: It doesn’t seem all that long ago, that I was sat in front of the Communities and […]

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The Electrical Safety Roundtable hosts first Virtual Conference

The Electrical Safety Roundtable’s first Virtual Conference, entitled: ‘Shining a Spotlight on Initiatives Impacting Electrical Safety in Homes and Workplaces’ took place on Wednesday 12 May and heard from a wide range of high-profile professionals throughout the day. With nearly 200 registrants, the event appealed to a large number of industry professionals with an interest in electrical […]

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