Service and Maintenance

PAT testing in the workplace

Over the years ‘Health & Safety’ has become a focal point in the UK. To keep members of the public and employees safe, the government has put in place Laws, Acts, and Regulation to ensure employers have a set of guidelines to abide by. For example, The electricity at work regulation of 1989, Health and

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How to increase UPS system lifespan

What is a UPS System? UPS stands for Uninterruptible Power Supply or Uninterruptible Power Source. The core purpose of a UPS system is to provide you with power if there’s a sudden loss of power caused by electrical surges, mains power failure or any other causes of power loss. UPS systems are designed to act

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Electrical socket damage explained

Electrical systems can be complicated and if not handled correctly, the damage can be very severe. By taking simple precautions you can reduce the risk of bodily injuries, death, and fire. As a business owner there are a few preventive assessments you can do. For example, PAT Test, Visual analysis of your electrical equipment/search for

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When are emergency electrical services required?

The repercussions of ignoring basic fire hazards could potentially shut your business down. Majority of small/privately owned businesses will struggle to recover after a major fire. Keeping an eye out for possible hazards will protect your business, employees, and members of the public. According to stats provided by electrical safety first.org 19,300 domestic fires and

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Commercial electrician explained

A commercial electrician is an individual who specifically works on commercial properties, for example, office buildings, high rises, shopping malls, restaurants, and government buildings. Many aspects of the job are similar to those of a residential electrician. The main difference is commercial electricians work on bigger systems which are more complex than those of a

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Structured Cabling Testing – what you should insist on

Why you should insist on Structured Cabling Testing and what you should insist on How do you test a data cable? A data cable can be tested in a variety of ways. However with structured cabling testing there are certain standards and reports that should be insisted. Otherwise you will not know that the data

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Pitfalls of a messy Communications Room Cabinet

Communications Room Data Cabinet   A comms room cabinet, such as the above, is a regular sight we come across in the data cabling world. Quickly patching in that new network port with whatever colour, length or quality of patch cable to hand is certainly quick. However is it a recipe for disaster to your

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Fixed testing in the Workplace

Fixed Electrical testing in the Workplace – EICR Checking the condition of your electrical systems on a regular basis is vital for detecting and preventing potential hazards. Fixed testing is a major part of this Fixed testing, also known as Electrical Installation Condition Reporting or periodic inspection, is a systematic test of all of the

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