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Electrical wiring testing is a safety requirement,

Electrical wiring testing is a safety requirement Electrical wiring testing is a requirement for all businesses in the UK. Fixed wire installation testing involves testing electrical services and systems in your building. Testing covers all of the hard wiring in your building and includes items such as main panels, distribution boards, lighting, plug sockets, air conditioning and other fixed plant. Most companies fail to realize the importance of having valid electrical wiring testing documents. These test certifications are usually a requirement for valid building insurance, public indemnity, and liability.

The combination of the HSW Act 1974 and the EAW Regulations 1989 apply to all electrical equipment used in places of work.

There is a requirement to inspect and test all types of electrical equipment in all work situations.

The normal time frame for complete testing of electrical services in your business range from 1 to 5 years. Do you know when your wiring was tested?

The yearly inspection of your emergency lighting and a new Test Certificate is required for your business to remain safe and compliant.