September 28, 2012

Get your Kids Involved with Electrical Fire Safety Week

Many people in the UK still think they’ve saved themselves a tidy sum by getting cheap phone charges online from abroad, when actually these chargers could in fact have any number of dangerous faults on them because they do not come up to UK standards


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Category: News Alert
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Author: Mr Dan
September 24, 2012

ESC Opinion of Part P Review

Last year the Government said that they were planning to review Part P of the Building Regulations.

Proposals are said to include either a diluted version or an abandonment of Part P altogether.

However, the Electrical Safety Council is very concerned


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Category: Electrical Training News
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Author: Mr Dan
September 21, 2012

Preventing Electrical Accidents with ESC

Over the summer the ESC have been busy visiting shopping centres across the country to highlight to the public, the ‘Plug into Safety’ campaign.

This is in an attempt to reduce the figures, which currently stand at 70 deaths and 350,000 serious


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Category: News Alert
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Author: Mr Dan
September 17, 2012

Electrical Health and Safety

Each year in workplaces, there are about 1,000 accidents which involve electric shock or burns. Of this 1,000, 30 are fatal accidents.

However, careful planning and precautions can help avoid these dangers.

Firstly it is important to assess the risks by


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Category: Electrical Training News
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Author: Mr Dan
September 13, 2012

Infrared Technology for the Electrical Industry

Electrical systems are complex and need regular periodic inspections to ensure that all aspects are safe for continued use.

Now however, more companies are using infrared technology to aid them in their diagnostics and examinations. Thermal imaging


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Category: Course Notice
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Author: Mr Dan
September 7, 2012

Electrical Installation Design: The Kitchen Issue

There have been reports that some kitchen designers have been asking for electrical kitchen appliances to be controlled from a single switching point. These appliances could include the washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, dishwasher and fridge


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Category: 17th Edition News
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Author: Mr Dan
September 3, 2012

Renewables Roadshow, Are You Going?

The Renewables Roadshow 2012 begins this month and with tickets being available free and unlimited, anyone finishing, or beginning, their solar training would be wise to consider attending.

The roadshow includes a wide variety of showcases and


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Category: Electrical Training News
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Author: Mr Dan