ELECTRICAL TESTING AND FIXED WIRE TESTING SERVICES
Electrical Testing and Fixed Wire Testing Services
Keeping your electrical circuits and installations EICR compliant with electrical safety regulations...
Plant and Safety Limited are industry experts and national providers for Electrical Testing and Fixed Wire Testing Services, which is often referred to as an EICR Test (Electrical Installation Condition Report).
Our focus is on minimising disruption to your business operations whilst keeping your electrical circuits, electrical installations, and fixed wiring compliant. Our highly qualified and experienced electrical testing and inspection engineers support a wide range of customers across all sectors. Our engineers will carry out a pre-testing survey to identify any potential issues, as well as planning the most efficient approach to testing your electrical circuits, electrical installations, and fixed wiring (EICR Test)
As a national provider for electrical testing and fixed wire testing services, we strive to provide the best service, advice, and support possible. We also understand that electrical testing can be a challenge for companies to co-ordinate , which is why all our planning teams work closely with your business to ensure that you receive the highest standards of customer care and support throughout the entire process.
What is involved in Fixed Wire Testing?
Our highly qualified and experienced electrical testing engineers will conduct a number of tests on each distribution board, which usually requires each circuit to be isolated for a short period of time. Our engineer will work closely with your business to identify which circuits will be affected during the testing process to minimise the impact of fixed wire testing on your business, and develop a testing schedule to minimise the impact of the electrical testing process. This may include providing electrical testing and fixed wire testing outside of your normal working hours.
Is Fixed Wire Testing a Legal Requirement?
An Electrical Test, Fixed Wire Test, or Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR Test) not only demonstrates your compliance as a business with a variety of Health and Safety Regulations including the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and BS 7671 Requirements for Electrical Installations (IET Wiring Regulations). It also demonstrates compliance with your commercial insurance provider. Plant and Safety provides detailed EICR reports upon the successful completion of our electrical testing services in accordance with the IET Wiring Regulations.
How often should Fixed Wire Testing be carried out?
The recommended frequency of Fixed Wire Testing varies between 1 and 5 years depending upon the business type, so how often do you need to test your workplace?
Fixed Wire Testing, also known as an Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR), checks that your electrical installations or circuits confirm to the latest wiring regulations, in order to ensure that you are compliant with relevant Health and Safety, and Electrical Regulations.
The frequency of testing is specified in the current version of the IET Wiring Regulations, also known as BS7671:2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations. Typical factors which determine the frequency for fixed wire testing includes:
- The type of installation
- How often it is used
- External influences or environment to which the electrical installation is exposed
For many commercial businesses, the frequency of testing will be every 5 years, however higher risk environments will require testing at least every 3 years.
WHY CHOOSE PLANT AND SAFETY?
Our team has extensive experience in providing Testing, Inspection, Certification, and Training Services across all sectors within the UK. Our team of passionate industry experts work closely with our customers to keep their equipment and their people both safe and compliant
Our All of our services are backed by an extensive list of nationally recognised Accreditations and Industry Body Memberships. Our Accreditations and Memberships include ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, NPORS, CHAS, Safecontractor, Safe PQQ, ROSPA, and the British Safety Council
National Service Provider
Plant and Safety are a national provider of Testing, Inspection, Certification, and Training Services. Our national team of highly qualified, experienced, and competent trainers and engineers work closely with our customers to keep equipment and people both safe and compliant
Online Inspection Database
All of our Testing, Inspection, and Certification customers are automatically granted with access to our online inspection database to download examination reports for any equipment certified by Plant and Safety. Our inspection database runs on the industry leading ‘Motion Kinetic’ software
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