The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) says, based upon government statistics, that around 300,000 people are hurt in their gardens each year seriously enough to go to hospital, and roughly 110,000 of these are children. Of the total, around 87,000 are injured gardening or carrying out garden DIY jobs. Now, Electrical Safety F...
New in-line mains surge protection has been provided by Thomas & Betts / Furse, a member of Voltimum founder member company ABB Group. This gives protection against voltage surges that could, potentially, damage electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment, and even the EVs themselves:
In this short article, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) explains the electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure timeline that will lead to some important changes in standards and installation practise:
Carolyn Mason, Head of Education and Training at the Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA), has welcomed a report from the National Audit Office (NAO) on the Government's proposals for apprenticeships.
ROISSY, France, 8th September 2014 -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON), the world’s largest supplier of personal protective equipment (PPE), will be presenting its latest occupational safety solutions for onshore and offshore wind turbine applications at the inaugural WindEnergy exhibition to be held September 23-26 in Hamburg, Germany. Visitors to the Hon...
Emergency lighting schemes are designed to protect life. In the event of a fire, or mains supply failure, escape route lighting and exit signs must illuminate and maintain power for a sufficient period of time to allow occupants to safely evacuate the building:
Today, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has announced that the IET Wiring Regulations BS 7671:2008 incorporating Amendment No. 3:2015 will be available in January 2015 in both print and digital formats.