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ESR’s Safe Isolation infographic addresses major safety issue some electricians ignore
The Electrical Safety Roundtable (ESR) in the Workplace group has launched a new ‘12 Steps to Safe Isolation’ infographic.
Importance of emergency lighting highlighted after death of 80-year-old man
The death of an 80-year-old man at Aberdeen Market could have possibly been prevented had there been adequate emergency lighting.
Surge in EICR requests from landlords after Government passes new rules
Electricians across England are reporting a noticeable surge in the number of landlords requesting an EICR after Government rules changed
Arc Flash: Are you at risk?
Hamilton Smith, technical sales manager at specialists in Arc Flash protective wear, ProGARM, shines a spotlight on the life changing risks an Arc Flash incident can create. Here he highlights nine shocking (but…
Wind turbine fires can be catastrophic, so why don’t they all have fire suppression systems?
Our dependence on renewables is growing, and as a result, the wind turbines being built are taller, and more powerful. Yet with this growth, comes the challenge of keeping assets operational. Coltraco describes…
SJIB launches new service offering online ECS assessments
The Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) has launched a new digital service to allow the ECS (Electrotechnical Certification Scheme) Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment to be taken and completed online by SELECT members. 
AEI Cables welcomes new stance on sprinklers
Specialist supplier AEI Cables has welcomed the move by the Government to ensure sprinkler systems are mandatory in all new high-rise blocks over 11 metres tall when they come into force.
ECA & BESA issue site safety guides
Engineering services bodies ECA and BESA have released a joint sector guide on work-related travel and have updated their guides on working in close proximity and in areas of increased risk of transfer…
CICV Forum issues health and safety underpinning guidance 
As Scotland’s building sector emerges from prolonged shutdown, the Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has issued expanded health and safety guidance to help steer companies through the crisis and back to work.
National Grid Gas Transmission & National Grid Electricity Transmission join European Network for Cyber Security
National Grid Gas Transmission (NGGT) and National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) have become the latest members of the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS).