What is Point Electrical’s EICR Service?
As an established commercial electrical contractor with a collective 35 years’ experience, we offer thorough, expert-led Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR) to our customers.
All of our commercial electricians are qualified and able to carry out this service by performing a series of inspections and electrical tests to make sure your installation(s) continue to conform to the national safety standard set out by the IET Wiring Regulations.
EICRs are a legal requirement for commercial properties, whether you’re a landlord renting out a residential property to private tenants or a business owner with employees in a workplace.
The purpose of our commercial EICRs is to:
- Identify any defective electrics within your workspace.
- Highlight any potential shock and fire hazards.
- Bring to your attention any imminently dangerous conditions and the work that needs to be done to resolve this.
- Discover any lack of earthing or bonding.
- Provide us with a circuit schedule.
- Locate any of your electrical circuits or equipment that are overloaded.
The safety of our clients and their business premises is of paramount importance. Our EICR service will ensure that your workplace remains safe by reducing the likelihood of an electrical fire and will ensure that your business remains fully compliant with workplace safety legislation.
Following the EICR, we can provide an electrical safety certificate for your commercial premises to indicate that they have been tested, certified and found safe.
Why Is An EICR Needed?
Because it is impossible to determine whether an electrical device is operating correctly just by looking at it, an EICR is required to inspect and test these devices to ensure they remain safe to operate.
All electrical installations deteriorate over time and more often than not, have been added to or altered by unskilled and/or unregistered people. This can cause dangerous electrics and hazardous conditions within your business premises, which not only contravene health and safety legislation but which can pose a risk to human life.
It is a legal requirement to conduct electrical safety inspections in workplaces and in rented commercial and domestic premises:
This requires that employers must ensure that electrical systems within workplaces are safely installed and maintained to prevent the risk of death or personal injury within the workplace. This requires that all businesses conduct an EICR at least every five years.
Landlords renting out commercial and domestic buildings are required to perform an EICR at least every five years on all electronic installations within a property to indicate that all systems have been tested, checked and certified as safe by a qualified electrician. Landlords must make a copy of the electrical installation condition report available to tenants and their local authority within 30 days, if requested.
It is imperative that you regularly have the integrity of all of your installations monitored and checked in order to reduce the risk of fire.
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Point Electrical are reliable EICR specialists, NICEIC approved and Which? Trusted. For more information on EICR checks for your business, get in touch with us on our Contact Us page or request a call back.