Electrical Inspections to Keep Your Business Safe

 

Have you already stopped to think about how important to have a regular electrical inspection in your business? There are several facts to consider when it comes to an electrical safety environment and they are all rocket science for most of us.

But I have no doubts that one of the priorities of this task is taking regular electrical safety checks. After all, with no safe environment, there is no safe business.

First things first, find a skilled professional that will ensure everything will be checked properly and will combine the right tools with careful work planning. These are fundamental practices that can save lives.

Here are some electrical safety measures to keep your business running smoothly.

Fire Alarm Testing

I remember working in a warehouse a couple of years ago, and I still remember the regular health & safety training that was not enjoyable during the winter, but totally necessary for obvious reasons.

I do not think I need to remind you how important is fire alarm testing for any business out there. You must have regular daily testing to avoid major accidents.

PAT testing

This is another important measure to take regularly. Pat Testing is the examination of electrical appliances. Let’s remember that appliances and equipment, in general, can develop faults due to their regular use of them. Simple as that.

These safety checks are made to reduce the risk of an electrical shock or a fire breaking out. Pat Testing is even required for property insurance companies to avoid problems. Every business should consider the importance of inspection and maintenance of electrical equipment in the workplace.

Emergency Lighting

How many times you have been watching a film and gotten on nerves when you see a scene of someone in danger in complete darkness with no way out or sense of direction? Now imagine in real life if you are in the same situation? It seems to be a silly measure to take, but it is so important to maintain regular testing of your emergency lighting. It does not only apply to electricity updates and checks.

There are cutting-edge technology products available in the market to make your employees and business safe in this matter. Remember that it is not only about electricity, but also the necessity of having an effective evacuation plan in case of an emergency.

Regular Inspections

Health and safety inspections need to be continuous practice in any kind of business. It’s interesting to have a qualified first aider and fire marshals that can carry out regular checks on all equipment of the building.

Simone Ribeiro
Hi! I'm Simone, a citizen of Britain, where I live for over a decade, and of Brazil, where I was born. Midlands Traveller is where I combine my passion for travelling, business and an Eco-friendly lifestyle.

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