Electrical Testing and Inspection
The Electrical Safety Council and wiring regulations recommend that every domestic property and business premises is periodically inspected and tested.
Electrical Installation Condition Report for Landlords and Agents:
- The Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 landlords, or agents acting on their behalf, are responsible for tenants’ electrical safety. This means carrying out an EICR every five years or every change of occupancy, whichever is sooner.
Electrical Installation Condition Report for Businesses:
- The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 states: Employers are responsible for employee’s health and safety in the workplace. Businesses should have an EICR carried out on their properties at least every five years.
*Companies that fail to protect workers from electrical shocks and burns are regularly prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive