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Periodic Inspections

Periodic Inspections in Dublin

As part of a routine electrical assessment, we will carry out an extensive safety audit of all electrical setups throughout your workplace. Initially a visual evaluation will be carried out prior to a more detailed examination utilizing ETCI (Electro-Technical Council of Ireland) approved electrical setup test equipment finishes the process. Following the examination, JLK Electrical will supply a detailed inspection report highlighting any concerns found and actions to correct these problems.

A regular examination makes sure a safe work environment for all workers and is an important part of the Health & Safety program for any service. In fact, the ‘Safety, Health And Welfare At Work’ Statutory Regulation 89(b) of SI 299 2007 as amended by SI 732 2007 states that all companies are obliged to hold a legitimate Periodic Inspection Report.

Want to understand Periodic inspection in greater detail?
In most walks of life, things deteriorate as they get older and are used – this is true in electrical installations too. Therefore, they should be regularly checked and tested to maintain the quality of condition for use. These safety checks are commonly known as ‘periodic inspection and testing’:

A periodic inspection will…

Find any electrical shock risks or threats
Show if any electrical circuits or equipment are overloaded
Highlight any defective electrical work
Identify and lack of earthing or bonding
Once completed you will be granted en Electrical Installation Condition Report, also know as an EICR.

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The JLK Electrical team also test wiring and all fixed electrical equipment to check that they are safe. We can arrange a schedule of circuits to allow you to fully understand your network.

How often do I need to have a period test completed?
Your electrics should be inspected and tested by a competent electrician every:

10 years for an owner-occupied home.
5 years for a rented home.
3 years for a caravan.
1 year for a swimming pool.
We also advise whenever you are selling your property or preparing it for a tenant that you have it tested in full.

Useful links:  National GuildConstruction Industry Register, Electrical Contractors Safety & Standards, Safe Electric.