Ryan Dempsey: Time to Make a Difference
Guest blog: Ryan Dempsey, Chair of the Electrical Safety Roundtable’s ‘Social Housing Sub-Group’ reflects on their impressive first year developing pioneering electrical safety guidance and outlines the next steps for the group. One of the hardest parts about working in Social Housing as a Compliance or Electrical Manager is the…
Spreading the word about electrical safety
NAPIT’s Business Relationship Director, Ian Halton, shares how he has been helping Local Authorities and Landlords to understand the realities of keeping their properties electrically safe. The issue of electrical safety is high up on the Government agenda currently, with consultations in both England and Wales looking into tightening the regulations…
Simplify to Clarify – Electrical Safety in the Private Rented Sector
Electrical Safety in the Private Rented Sector is poor. In 2014, 16% of private rented sector tenants in England experienced problems with electrical hazards, which equates to nearly 1.5 million people living with unsafe electrics. Coupled with the fact that 5,622 accidental domestic fires were caused by electrical distribution systems…
Why taking the initiative is so important
I’m Mike Andrews, CEO of NAPIT, and welcome to the latest in a series of blogs where our experts discuss the industry’s big issues. In this blog, Frank Bertie explains why positive change is vital for the industry and why it’s important to make sure that your voice is heard….