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June 2013

Gallery – 110 volt extension leads

By |2020-01-20T21:09:54+00:00June 28th, 2013|Building sites / tools|

Dangerous Electrical Appliances In our day we come across many dangerous electrical appliances; we'd much rather we found them and disposed of or repaired them, than you use them and have an accident, these are some examples of what we come across. 110v Extension Lead - A Dangerous electrical appliance   We came across this extension lead in use [...]

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Faulty 110v adaptors that we’ve found on sites

By |2020-01-20T21:09:05+00:00June 21st, 2013|Building sites / tools|

PAT testers come across all kinds of potential 'accidents waiting to happen', many of which are found when we inspect site equipment - equipment using 110v adaptors. On a recent site visit, to a reputable company with a good safety record I came across a number of issues when inspecting 110v cables. PAT Testing of 110v equipment on or [...]

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Information for the requirements for appliance safety on building sites

By |2020-01-20T20:23:16+00:00June 12th, 2013|Building sites / tools|

Let's start with the formalities: If you are working on a building site using electric tools then you need to ensure they are safe. Whilst there's not much we can do if a bulldozer drives over your drill or a JCB cuts the cable to your inspection lamp we can do our best to check your wiring is safe [...]

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