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Electrician Awareness Guide for Homeowners

ELECTRICIAN GUIDE FOR HOMEOWNERS ARE YOU AWARE? ONLY 14% are aware of Part P of the Building Regulations Did you know? What is Part P? Electricians must comply with a set of Wiring Regulations, which is regularly updated. The most recent amendment is January 2016. The regulations set the national standard in the UK for electrical Part P is the newest addition to the Building Regulations in 2005. It was put in place to help keep you and your family safe. It requires all electricial work in dwellings to meet the current regulations. installations and safety of electrical wiring in domestic, commercial, industrial and other buildings. Lack of public awareness and enforcement of the regulations has lead to more lives being put at risk. This is because of the rising number of DIY electrical work and the work of unregistered electricians failing to comply with the building regulations and sign off work appropriately, potentially putting your home insurance at risk. 2,800 DON'T KNOW HOW 54% TO FIND OUT IF HOME FIRES LINKED TO THEIR ELECTRICIAN INSTALLATION FAULTS IN 2013/14 IS REGISTERED! The number of unregistered electrician Unregistered (20,000) firms is on person dies in the UK each week from an electrical the rise. Registered (42,000) accident 1,000 people are injured every day Key thing to remember is... Make sure your electrician is registered! Hiring a registered electrician gives you the peace of mind that they are: I Registered Competent Person INSURED ACCREDITED by a government approved scheme -Electrical- ABLE TO SELF CERTIFY Search the online register now for a registered electrician their own work QUALIFIED Don't put your family at risk. Do it right the first time. EC4U ELECTRICIAN COURSES 4U Resources: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/312707/CM8853_Web.pdf http://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-committees/communities-and-local-government/150303-Memorandum-to-CLG-Sel-Com-on-Part-P.pdf http://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk/news-and-campaigns/press-releases/2014/07/official-consumer-mark-launched-to-counter-concerns-over-unregistered-electricians/ http://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk/news-and-campaigns/press-releases/2011/11/millions-in-uk-risking-lives-with-basic-electrical-blunders/ http://home.bt.com/lifestyle/house-home/dont-put-your-home-at-risk-6-tips-for-finding-a-safe-electrician-11363990374696

Electrician Awareness Guide for Homeowners

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Use this handy guide to learn the facts about electrical safety in your home.

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