The Law & Employers Responsibilities
JF Electrical Services Ltd help ensure industrial and commercial businesses comply with their legal obligations as laid down by The Law.

 

Employers have a legal responsibility to their employees and to the public to ensure their electrical systems and appliances are safe.

  1. The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 
  2. The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 
  3. The Consumer Protection Act 1987 
  4. Landlord & Tenant Act 1985 
  5. Provision & Use of Work Equipment 1998
  6. Failure to comply can lead to hefty fines and even imprisonment.
  7. Many insurance companies now insist on seeing evidence that approved testing has been carried out.
  8. All electrical installations should comply with and be tested to BS7671 standard 2001 Requirements for Electrical Installations (IEE Wiring Regulations 16th Edition) 
  9. Faulty electrical appliances and leads are the main cause of accidental fires in commercial buildings