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Compliance: Wiring Regulations

Chris Cerisola, NICEIC Qualified Supervisor (QS) at Artic Building Services looks at some of the changes made from the 17th to the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations. RCDs (residual-current device) is every electrician’s favourite subject in the designing of new electrical ...

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ECS Ltd awarded ASCP 2019 ‘Electrical Contractor of the Year’

Electrical Compliance and Safety Ltd (ECS) were thrilled to be announced winners of the ‘ASCP Electrical Contractor of the Year Award 2019’, one of the sector’s most sought-after awards. The ASCP Safety and Compliance Awards reward those outstanding individuals and ...

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Compliance: Designing for hazardous environments

Paul Mannion, Project Engineer at engineering solutions provider Boulting, explains the considerations that should be made when designing for builds in hazardous environments. The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations 2002 (DSEAR), defines a hazardous area as “any place in ...

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There’s still much to do to embed 18th edition wiring regulation changes says Hager survey

Despite an intensive publicity campaign ahead of the mandatory introduction of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations on 1st January 2019, an exclusive survey of electrical professionals carried out by Hager, shows that many still admit to lacking confidence when it ...

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Compliance: Asbestos – legal duties

The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association (ARCA) advises that owners and managers of properties – commercial properties, hospitals, schools, factories – constructed prior to the year 2000 are responsible for ensuring that employees and non-employees are not exposed to health risks ...

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Compliance: Health & Safety

Gary Duce, MD of Reset looks at the duties of FMs to control, manage and monitor contractors working on their premises and sites to ensure compliance with legal and health and safety obligations. Most organisations have policies in place concerning ...

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Compliance – Engineering 

Companies can achieve greater efficiencies and control by planning statutory compliance alongside maintenance visits says Tim Beardsmore from electrical safety testing specialists Calbarrie Compliance Services All electrical systems deteriorate due to factors such as damage, wear, tear, corrosion, excessive electrical ...

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Reset bolsters senior management team

Compliance and contractor management provider, Reset, has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of Amanda Pilgrim as Head of Business Development. Pilgrim joins the firm having spent many years working with large membership organisations, such as National Federation of Builders ...

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Simplified accessibility CDM

The potential complexity of creating a compliant, accessible facility is simplified with the latest service from Closomat. Britain’s leading provider of accessible intimate hygiene solutions is fully Construction (Design & Management) 2015 compliant. The compliance compliments Closomat’s already proven ability ...

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CE Markings no guarantee of safety

Denise Sheppard, Head of Sector – Facilities Management at Arco discusses the unseen risks for your business Although we enjoy the benefits of working in one of the safest places in the world, with the lowest incident rates of work ...

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