New rules for fire alarms in domestic homes

New rules for fire alarms in domestic homes

Do you have a domestic fire alarm? Fire and smoke alarm regulations will be changed to ensure all homes have the highest level of protection following the Grenfell Tower tragedy..

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CO alarms for Edinburgh Landlords

CO alarms for Edinburgh Landlords

New guidance in Scotland which takes effect from 1st December 2015, requires carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in all private rented properties. It’s the landlords’ personal responsibility to ensure any property.

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EICR must be completed by a suitably competent person!!

EICR must be completed by a suitably competent person!!

Regulation 16 of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 requires persons to be competent to prevent danger and injury. the HSE publication HSR 25 provides guidance on this.   The.

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Portable Appliance Testing Edinburgh

Portable Appliance Testing Edinburgh

The EICR covers installations and fixed electrical equipment, a PAT covers appliances.  For the purpose of the PAT, “appliances” means movable electrical equipment. A PAT test must be completed by.

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Electrical Installation Certificate

Electrical Installation Certificate

In some cases a landlord may have a copy of an Electrical Installation Certificate rather than an EICR.  For example –  New build properties should be provided with an.

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Mains wired smoke alarms Edinburgh

Mains wired smoke alarms Edinburgh

Mains interlinked smoke alarms in Edinburgh. The Scottish Goverment has produced revised statutory guidance on the requirements for smoke alarms. Below we have detailed the main points relating to smoke.

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