Electrical Inspection and Testing

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Protek UK are Electrical Inspection and Testing specialists providing our services to Domestic, Commercial and Industrial customers nationwide and international. 

These services include full certification of new installations and detailed reports on the condition of your existing installation after carrying out a full inspection and test.

We provide electrical inspection and testing services for landlords and our partners in UE and Middle East. This ranges from carrying out landlord electrical safety checks and PAT Testing of Landlord appliances to MOD, NATO, Commercial and Industrial Installations

To ensure compliance with legislation and insurance requirements, every commercial property has an obligation to have their electrical installation inspected and tested at regular intervals.

All electrical installations deteriorate from wear and tear over a period of time. Therefore, testing was introduced in 1990 under the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974), to:

  • Protect the general public from danger

  • Ensure that all installations are of a good and safe condition

  • Conform to regulation 4(2) of the Electricity at Work Act (1989)

We will certify that inspection and testing is carried out by City and Guilds 2391 Approved electricians to ensure installations are safe. All electrical work is carried out in compliance with BS7671 with correct reports or certificates issued. These include:

  • Electrical Installation Certificate (EIC)

  • Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR)

  • Minor Electrical Installation Works Certificate (MEIWC)

  • When issued, both the EIC and EICR will be accompanied by a Schedule of Inspections and a Schedule of Test results

Summary

Ensuring safety from electric shock, fires and explosions

Electrical inspection and testing identifies deficiencies in an electrical installation before they become serious hazards. Over time, all electrical installations deteriorate due to age, loading, wear and tear, mechanical damage, overheating, environment, poor maintenance, etc. Legislation requires that electrical installations are maintained in a safe condition and therefore must be periodically inspected and tested.

Routine inspections enable the owner to provide a safe place of work for employees and visitors. The main aim is to help you comply with the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, help to reduce dangerous hazards and reduce the company’s risk from litigation.

Benefits of using an NICEIC Electrical Contractor

NICEIC has been assessing the technical competence of electricians for over 50 years. Their aim is to protect everyone who uses electricity from unsafe electrical installations anywhere. To achieve this, they maintain a register of qualified, competent electricians. Once contractors become registered with NICEIC, they are re-assessed on a regular basis to ensure high standards.

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Safety and Competence

As electricians registered by NICEIC we are assessed on a regular basis to ensure that we are competent and capable of meeting the relevant technical and safety standards, codes of practice and rules of the Schemes they are registered to.

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Compliance with Building Regulations

As contractors registered to NICEIC Building Regulations Schemes in England and Wales we are authorised to self-certify our work to the Local Building Control Body. This saves you both time and money when undertaking work that requires notification under the Building Regulations.

  • Ensure compliance with the Electricity at Work Regulations and BS 7671:2008 (IEE Wiring Regulations)

  • Confirm that the installation is not damaged or deteriorated so as to impair safety

  • Target maintenance activities in the most high risk area

  • Aid plant managers to budget for electrical work

  • Reduces costly failures and downtime of the electrical installation

  • Improve corporate image by demonstrating a commitment to health and safety
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  • Compliance with explosive atmospheres (ATEX) and Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations (DSEAR) 2002 for explosive atmospheres

  • Compliance with The Quarries Regulations 1999