Tesing & Inspections

Electrical Testing & Inspections in Bristol

Electrical Testing and Inspection Bristol

Our experienced team of electricians in Avonmouth and Bristol offer a full range of electrical testing and inspection in Bristol and across the South West.

Reasons to carry out electrical installation condition reporting

  • To comply with the Electricity at Work Regulations
  • To satisfy your Insurance Company
  • To comply with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
  • To minimise the risk of fire and injury caused by electrical appliances (Each year about 1000 accidents at work involving electric shock or burns are reported to the Health & Safety Executive. About 30 of these are fatal)
  • To comply with Health & Safety requirements
  • To comply with Quality Assurances
  • As part of your Fire Risk Assessment compliance

Fixed Wire Testing (EICR)

What is Fixed Wire Testing?

Electrical Installation Condition Reporting (also referred to as Periodic Inspection Report) is a procedure that’s undertaken to evaluate and report on the condition of an electrical installation to help ensure its safety.

Therefore, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recommend periodic electrical inspections and testing should be undertaken at all places of work. To minimise risks and ensure your electrical installation complies with all relevant regulations, ICS provide comprehensive Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR) to comply with the Electricity at Work Regulations and BS7671:2008.

The process of the inspection involves the following

  • Visual Inspections of all circuits and control gear/protective devices
  • Identify any damaged electrical fittings and accessories
  • Identify any exposed live parts
  • Identify any insulation breakdown/poor earthing
  • Provide a comprehensive NICEIC report
  • Produce a full list of typed defects and recommendations for remedial action
  • Provide a free quote and prices for any remedial works required as standard, allowing you to allocate budgets

Our electricians in Bristol can also carry out electrical testing & inspection on the following:

  • Emergency lighting
  • Fire detection systems
  • Portable appliances (PAT)