Powerline Electrical (Worksop) Ltd. - Industrial, Commercial and Domestic Electrician


Periodic Inspection and Testing – Who needs Periodic Inspections. Periodic Inspection & testing of Domestic and older installations should be tested every 5 years and new installations every 10 years to ascertain the continuing safety and compliance with current Regulations. Rented property should be tested at every change of tenancy or every 5 years, whichever is soonest. Commercial property should be tested at change of occupancy / 5 years. Industrial property should be tested every 3 years. Offices & Shops should be tested every 5 years

Pat Testing - by Powerline ElectricalAspects covered by the Test include: Safety of persons against the effects of electric shock or burns. Protection against damage to property by fire and heat arising from an installation defect. Confirmation that the installation is not damaged or deteriorated so as to impair safety. Identification of non-compliance with current issue of BS7671, or installation defects, which may give rise to danger. We are therefore inspecting to asses the condition of the installation in respect of: Safety, Wear & Tear, Corrosion, Damage and deterioration, Excessive Loading, Age, External influences, Suitability.

Electrical Instalation Certificates (Completion Certificates). An Electrical Installation Certificate can only be issued by the company that has carried out the electrical work – It is a safety Certificate which confirms that the electrical installation work to which it relates has been designed, inspected and tested by an approved contractor and meets all safety regulations and the standards laid down in the Current Regulations of BS7671. Part ‘P’ – What is Part ‘P’. Part ‘P’ was introduced in January 2005, it is part of the builing regulations series. Part ‘P’ cover electrical installations and the requirements as set out within Part ‘P’. It is enforceable in the same way as any other building regulations and the body who police it is your local building control office. Part ‘P’ requirement is that “Reasonable provision shall be made in design and installation of electrical installations in order to protect persons from operating, maintaining or altering the installations from fire or injury”. In short, electrical installations must be safe! Part ‘P’ applies to fixed electrical installations in dwellings (including gardens and shared amenities in blocks of flats) and affects many of the typical jobs undertaken by our company, particulary work carried out in kitchens and bathrooms.

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