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  1. Safe Isolation: Staying A.L.I.V.E

    It has been sixteen years since Michael Adamson, an experienced 26-year-old electrician, tragically died after cutting a cable marked “NOT IN USE”. The cable had been wired into a distribution board and was not safely isolated; Michael suffered a fatal electric shock. Over the years, leading bodies, such as the Electrical Safety Roundtable, have worked to develop procedures and protocols designed to prevent injuries and fatalities caused by a lack of safe isolation. Now, Martindale has developed an easy-to-follow and memorable safe isolation process: A.L.I.V.E.[1] Continue reading →
  2. Teledyne FLIR C-Series for Hot Works

    According to Home Office statistics, of the 1587 construction fires attended by fire crews in England between January 2015 and March 2019, 28% were caused by hot works or other heat sources.[1] Zurich advises that hot works account for 15% of the total costs associated with fires in industrial and commercial properties across the UK.[2] Between 2016 and 2018, Zurich received £250-million worth of claims pertaining to hot works.[3] Continue reading →
  3. Seeing Sound with the Fluke ii910 Precision Acoustic Imager

    On the right a man in a black t-shirt and protective glasses is using a Fluke ii900 to inspect electrical equipment. On the left is a yellow box. Inside it is black text that reads 'Fluke ii900 Sonic Industrial Imager. Join the webinar: Introduction to Fluke Acoustic Imagers ii900 & ii910. Nov 11, 2021 10:00AM GMT.' Predictive maintenance is essential for sustaining uptime, reducing repair costs, and maximising profits. Often these routines involve checking for leaks in air, gas, steam and vacuum systems, or partial discharge in power distribution systems and high-voltage equipment. Acoustic imaging provides a simpler, quicker, and safer method of spotting these problems at an earlier stage enabling easier, cheaper, and more convenient repair.[1] Continue reading →
  4. The Importance of Qualified Electricians When Setting Up Electricity in a Self-Build

    Thinking of building your own property? You’ll need the help of a reliable local electrician to get your property connected to the energy grid! Continue reading →
  5. Heed the Warning of a Former Ghost Hunter

    I’m the last one. I don’t know how long I have left. Either she’ll get me or the cold will. The ink is freezing as I write by the light of my FLIR C5’s torch but I must write. No one can ever make the mistake we did. You, reader, you must stay away from this house. If you have found this note, you’re already in danger. Leave. Leave NOW. Make sure no one ever comes here again. YOU MUST LEAVE.   Continue reading →
  6. Fluke & PASS Webinar: Introduction to Fluke ii900 & ii910 Acoustic Imagers

    fluke-webinar PASS Ltd has partnered with Fluke to bring you an enlightening webinar about the applications and advantages of acoustic imaging, as well as a brief introduction to Fluke’s ii900 and ii910 Sonic Industrial Imagers. Continue reading →
  7. Thermal Imaging Camera - Trade-In and Save!

    It's back! After popular demand, the Thermal Camera Trade-In promotion has returned to Tester! Do you have an old thermal imaging camera? Or, are you ready to upgrade to the latest sleek model and technology? Now is the time to get the camera that you really want. Continue reading →
  8. What Are CAT Ratings?

    On the right of the image a DiLog CombiVolt Tester is being proved using a DiLog PU690 Proving Unit. The proving unit is hanging on the wall in a black fabric case with a clear, plastic window through which the PU690 can be seen and accessed. On the left of the image it reads 'What Are CAT Ratings?' in white and yellow block lettering. In summary, CAT ratings are overvoltage categories; they are safety ratings that indicate the types of electrical environments in which test and measurement instruments can be safely used. Understanding these categories is crucial to ensuring that you select the correct tool when working on an electrical installation.[1] Continue reading →
  9. News Roundup: Unregistered “Gas Engineers”

    unregistered-gas-engineers Unfortunately, there continues to be no shortage of news stories about illegal and dangerous gas work carried out by unregistered, unqualified “gas engineers”. Therefore, it is vital that you stay vigilant and always employ a Gas Safe registered engineer that is qualified to work on your gas appliance and your fuel type. You can find a Gas Safe registered engineer or check your engineers’ credentials on the Gas Safe Register or by calling the free helpline on 0800 408 5500. Additionally, always ask to see your engineer's Gas Safe ID card and make sure you check the back of it for the appliances and gas types they are qualified to work on. Ensuring gas work is carried out by a qualified and gas registered engineer is critical to protecting yourself and your community against potential gas leaks, carbon monoxide poisoning, fires, and explosions. Continue reading →
  10. PASS Ltd is Supporting Gas Safety Week 2021

    We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week, taking place between the 13th and 19th September 2021. Organised by the Gas Safe Register (the official list of gas engineers legally allowed to work on gas), Gas Safety Week aims to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. Continue reading →
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