As a Landlord, you will be aware that it is your responsibility to ensure that your rental properties are electrically safe to protect the well being of your tenants. But did you know that the regulations recently changed? Read on to find out more…
Periodic Inspection Report (EICR)
In these strange times, we are all spending a lot more time at home and if we are lucky enough, in the garden. But how can we make sure the places we want to relax in are as safe as possible?
The past few years have seen around 8,500 admissions to hospital for gardening or DIY related accidents a year. Lawnmowers and electric tools are at the top of the offenders list.
Electric mowers and other power tools should always be used with an RCD which will cut off the power quickly in the event of an accident.
New Mandatory Electrical Safety Checks in the Private Rental Sector in Nottingham and Derby….all you need to know
There is a lot of legislation, plus regulations and standards that surround safety in electricity.