Electrical Testing and Safety

We will inspect the electrical power and lighting installations in your home at least once every ten years to make sure they still meet current standards and to identify any necessary repair work.

To stay safe when using electrical appliances, you should:

  • Always make sure that plugs are wired correctly and fitted with the right fuse.
  • Always use a NICEIC-registered or equivalent contractor to carry out electrical repairs or wiring.
  • Never use an appliance that has a damaged cable/wire.
  • Never have too many items plugged into one socket.
  • Never use cracked or chipped plugs or sockets.
  • Never touch plugs, switches or any electrical appliance with wet hands.
  • Never fit a socket outlet in your bathroom.
  • Only use a shaver outlet if it is a special, permanently wired one.
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