NICEIC and ELECSA Refuse To Operate Third Party Inspector Scheme

NICEIC and ELECSA opt out of Third Party Inspector scheme over safety fears
NICEIC and ELECSA will not be operating a Third Party Inspection scheme amid fears that it will undermine registered electricians. Last month the DCLG announced amendments to the Building Regulations which set out the introduction of third party certification schemes for electrical work in homes. The scheme will form part of the amended regulations from April 6.

Electrical Safety First Seeks Support to Improve Electrical Safety in Private Rental Accommodation

Electrical Safety First – the Charity formerly known as the Electrical Safety Council - is asking stakeholders to support its position on the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) Review of Property Conditions in the Private Rented Sector (PRS).
A recent DCLG discussion document has incorporated a number of key safety issues Electrical Safety First has long lobbied for: in particular whether or not landlords should be legally required to have electrical installations regularly checked.

Electrical Safety First Launched, will it be a success story?

On Friday 28th March 2014, Electrical Safety First launched their new website. It's purpose is to protect people, provide advice and information as well as to campaign for improvements to electrical safety. For those people who are not yet aware, Electrical Safety First is the new name replacing the Electrical Safety Council. The new name is part of an on going publicity campaign to raise public awareness of the dangers of electricity. A report published in March by the Communities and Local Government Committee, suggested that public awareness of Part P was at a shocking 14%.

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