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A plumber from Essex was recently sentenced to 150 hours of community service by a court because he had been carrying out illegal and dangerous gas work on a family home. Continue reading →
Perfectly suited for testing motor efficiency on hybrid and electric vehicles, Hioki's new CT6841 and CT6843 current clamps give high precision results every time you test.
Electric gates must be adequately guarded to avoid injury or death and yesterday a Leicester contractor pleaded guilty to breaching Regulation 18 of the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 after a child’s head was trapped in electric gate, and was fined £4,000 with costs.
Ahead of Gas Safety week 2014, set this year for the 15th to the 21st September, Gas Safe Register are looking for ‘Gas Safe Heroes’. They want to hear from any Engineer who is avid about gas safety and has helped a community, family or even just an individual stay safe with gas. Continue reading →
The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has awarded the Calibration Laboratory at PASS Ltd, a ‘Schedule of Accreditation’ on a defined scope of electrical testers and measurement instruments. UKAS accreditation is granted to organisations who have demonstrated that they fully meet the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025.
Light meters are not only for photographers and movie makers. Today they are an important part of the arsenal of lighting engineers, building service professionals and facilities managers who want to be mindful of regulations. It is important to measure light and lux levels in the workplace because low light levels may cause fatigue, muscle strain, and impaired work productivity, while excessive light levels like glare and reflected light can and affect employees’ vision.
Last week at an event in the Houses of Parliament, the Minister for Communities and Local Government, Stephen Williams MP, officially unveiled the new mark and register for all domestic Part P registered electrical installers. The new website and logo was developed by all Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) authorised electrical Competent Person Scheme Operators in a bid to create a single point of reference for consumers seeking a registered electrical contractor.