Posted on: November 11, 2016
By: Alan O'Neill
Posted in: Electrician
Electrical installations are essential to a property and a major part of any construction project. Improperly executed, the influence of age and exposure to wear and tear, the installation might pose a security risk or might cause a fire. Inspector helps you to ensure that your property and operation has safer electrical installations and your employees are properly trained to minimize danger to people, business, and property.
Electrical Installation Inspection And testing show on this video.
insurance companies often require a regular inspection of the electricity facilities and installations to minimize the risk of fire, accident, and downtime in operations caused by malfunction of your electrical installation.
We conduct inspection s with experienced and certified engineers. During the inspection, we make sure that the facility has not been affected by usage and age, and that it has been taken care of in a good way and measures up to legislation and safety demands.
A periodic Inspection is a test and inspection to ascertain the condition of an existing electrical installations, to identify (in order of priority) any deficiencies against BS7671:2008 which is the British standards for electrical installations formerly known as the IEE’s Wiring Regulations, the most recent version of which came into force on the 1st July 2008 and which is the 17th Edition of this document.
All non-domestic electrical installations should be subject to a regular program of testing and inspection to comply with current legislation. You must ensure that all necessary precautions are being taken to reduce the risk of injury or death through electrical failure.
There are many good reasons for adopting periodic testing. You may need to inspect and test to comply with the IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition. Or if you have recently acquired ownership or tenancy of business / workplace premises you may wish to ensure the installation is safe. If you suspect there is a fault or risk of failure, you must take steps to inspect the affected circuits urgently.
The Inspection and Test Service
Following a visual appraisal and verification of the entire electrical installation, the following test procedures are applied where appropriate, in order to ascertain the safety of electrical installation :
• Continuity – to ascertain that the earthing is continuous throughout the circuit.
• Bonding Conductors Continuity – to ensure bonding is in place and effective.
• Ring Circuit Continuity – ascertains whether or not the ring is complete.
• Insulation Resistance – to test whether there has been any breakdown in insulation to the installation.
• Polarity – to check that the installation is correctly wired.
• Earth Fault Loop Impedance – to ascertain the Zs of the installation.
• Earth Electrode Resistance – applies to TT systems only, to test the earthing rods.
• RCD testing – to check that Residual Current Device disconnects the supply in the event of a fault.
• Functional testing of isolators and breakers – to ensure that they disconnect the supply.
Increases safety in your working environment, Reduces risk of fire, Reduces risk of machine damage and down-time in operations, and Reduces risk of operation shut-down. By carrying out regular tests and inspection of your electrical infrastructure you’ll be actively improving the safety of your organization, and you’ll be able to clearly demonstrate to your employees that you’re taking steps to protect them from the risk of electrical shock. Call (713) 812-7070 us for your home service and repair needs.
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