Frequently asked questions:
Free Electrical Visual Inspection:
At Instalux we take your safety very seriously, If you are a home owner, live in Hertfordshire or North London and your property is over 20 years old, you may be entitled to a free no obligation visual inspection. This will usually take about 30 minutes (depending on the size of the property). When this has been completed we will inform you of any improvements/repairs that are required. If you choose Instalux to carry out the work you can be assured it will be carried out to the highest standards using only quality materials that comply with the relevant British standards.
Taking Safety Seriously:
Government statistics show that most fires in UK homes are caused by electrical products and installations. Electricity is now the major cause of accidental fires in UK homes. In 2007 this resulted in 49 deaths and 3,477 injuries. There were also 19 deaths and 2,788 injuries caused by electric shocks in homes.
For these reasons it is vital you keep your electrical installation safe, failure to do so could invalidate your home insurance policy's.
Under The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) you, as an employer, have the responsibility to maintain, in safe working order, all electrical equipment at the workplace. Other regulations that an employer and the self employed need to meet are:
The Electricity at Works Regulations 1989 , Health and Safety at Work Act (HSAW), Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSWR) and the Workplace Regulation 1992