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    Portable Generator (Health & Safety Query)

    Hi all, Firstly, apologies if this thread is in the incorrect area of the forums. I'm currently undertaking a degree in Health & Safety - I'm about to begin an assignment in which a portable generator was housed in a confined space, which, ultimately led to the death of an individual through...
  2. S

    Class 2 product?

    If you have say a metal based lamp and it’s still a class 2 product. What would happen if the exterior somehow became live. There’s obviously no path to earth?
  3. B

    Solar PV Safety Requirements

    Hey All, new member here. I work as an industrial Sparky in the supply industry and am a qualified EFM but because it's not my day job I know very little about domestic installation and especially PV regulations. I had Solar installed on my house last year and I've recently read a few ESO...
  4. BulkWorkwear

    Protective Face Masks Now Available

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    Antibac Hand Sanitizer now available

    Antibacterial Hand Sanitizers 100ml now available at Click link to purchase yours: Sanitize - Instant Hand Sanitizer Antibacterial 75% Alcohol - Selling FAST!
  6. D

    Safety relay circuit diagram for a robot cell. Please Help

    so i have been given this diagram and no explanation on what nay of it does, its for a safety relay for a robot cell it says this: 'Safety relays can made up of 3 relays (CR1-3) to ensure redundancy and cross monitoring, and can be applied to the following applications: ■ Emergency Stops ■...
  7. BulkWorkwear

    Face Masks - Your help is needed

    Hello Everyone, We hope you are all well and safe. We will be sourcing respiratory protective face masks due to the shortage. Once sourced we intend to reserve stock for construction workers. We would like to research how many of you out there are short of protective face masks supply? We know...
  8. M

    Wiring for Garage Door Safety Sensor

    Hello. New to the forum and hoping there is help for my issue. The receiving sensor on my garage door recently crapped out. I watched a few youtube videos and it all looked easy. In the videos there was always 1 wire in each side of the garage door. It was a matter of (1) connecting the white...
  9. J

    Chauvin Arnoux C.A 6160 Multi Tester (Electrical Safety And Machinery Tester)

    Chauvin Arnoux C.A 6160 Multi Tester Test and certify the electrical safety of equipment, in compliance with European standards comes with additional software and all cables and testers inc Chauvin Arnoux bag Fully Compliant to all current regulations. see Chauvin Arnoux CA6160 Electrical...
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    What might have caused this safety switch to fail?

    I have a 50 HP Quincy rotary screw air compressor. It was running fine and I shut it down to change filters yesterday. After locking out the disconnect switch, A Square D, 100 amp fused switch, I found the machine was still powered. I went to the 80 amp breaker, 25 feet away, and locked out...
  11. Lister1987

    The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020

    What's everyone's take on this? Mandates inspect every 5 years by a QUALIFIED person, whereas EAWR and BS7671 state COMPETENT person. Obviously it won't stop cowboys but does raise the Competent v Qualified debate...
  12. J

    Safety - does switching off at consumer unit isolate the circuit switched?

    I am not an electrician (as you will see from the question!) and I am not planning on doing any electrical alterations. My question is one of safety. I wanted to move a couple of sockets on a kitchen ring main. So I switched off that circuit on the RCD board and all the sockets were then dead. I...
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    The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020

    Good Evening All, I hope this is the correct forum, please do move if I have my neutral in the live / wires crossed. Thank you for your help with my HMO query. In return, you may be interested in the draft of The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations...
  14. D

    Schneider XPSAF 5130 Safety Relay

    Hello everyone. I'm new to this forum site. I wish everyone good work. The question I want to ask is; I have the Schneider XPSAF 5130 Safety Relay. With this relay How can I have the engine stop when a sensor stops output (eg when the cell door is opened). Manual (Click This)
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    Safety Concerns Over a Shower Upgrade??

    Hi Folks, Not been on here for a while, but something came up the other day that has me concerned to the point I thought I would ask here. A good friend asked me if I would connect up a new electric shower for him. This is an older gent, a farmer, and as much I like to look out for him and his...
  16. BulkWorkwear

    *NEW* Electrician Machine Gloves Available @ Bulkworkwear

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    3 Steps to Branded Workwear

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    Black Friday 15% Off @ Bulkworkwear

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    Bargain 50 High Vis Vests Deal - Don't Miss it!

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  20. G

    USA LED bulb safety

    Hi all. We're going to be replacing some edison bulbs in our patio with LED lights. I'm not very familiar with safety when it comes to LED's. This article from LED Lights Unlimited was pretty good about checking the bulbs and wiring, but I'm interested in knowing how they'll do outside this...
  21. D

    Safety painting around overhead cables

    I need to paint the house woodwork. I have an overhead power supply which is attached to the corner of the house tied (I really hope) into the wall though the fascia and gable barge board. I think the supply cable probably dates from the 1980’s. So can I ask for any advice on how to paint...
  22. B

    Looking for safety advice regarding cooker

    Hi. I pulled out my cooker today to clean under it and i noticed what looks like a scorch mark. I've never noticed it before and just want to be sure it doesn't spell trouble. I've attached a pic. Thanks for any advice.
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    Health and safety assignment.

    Hello , I'm struggling with the "Health and safety assignment detached house refurbishment pre attendance test version 4" and need help as I am loosing my mind .... Failed online 4 times and dozens of books read most over and over wondering what and where am I going wrong as they just msg FAILED...
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    Safety Boots / Shoes

    I have some steel toe capped boots but the can be a tad cumbersome so as these where discounted down to £30 I picked up a pair today. Looks good and they seem comfortable so far and at least I don't look like a CFC Shed boy in boots coloured like Timberlands...
  25. P

    New kitchen electrical safety question

    I've just had a new kitchen fitted and the installer came out several months ago before work was due to start and checked out what needed doing and at that time he never advised me that I needed extra power plugs. He started the work last week and advised me that I would need to purchase a 5...
  26. J

    Water heater safety

    Hi. please can you tell me if i use a 45a 30ma. or 45a 300ma. for an instant water heater 9.8kw. Many thanks
  27. Moaz

    Set3/001 Safety. LOADS OF QUESTIONS??

    hi guys, i've recently got a ton of questions from a course i'm doing. Anyone willing to help?
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    Safety and part p questions

    hi I’m new to self employed domestic (having done my apprenticeship and time in industry with a utility supplier) so looking for a little guidance on the below..... Got asked to look at an Rcbo tripping issue. Called in for an initial look. Nothing seemed obviously wrong so as to cause the...
  29. G

    Health and safety and risk assessment for one man band

    Morning all I know the questions probably been asked a lot. Basically I done some work for a company last month and put my invoice in at the start of last month now there asking for health and safety policy and risk assessment. What's the score being a one man band solo trader.
  30. O

    Electrical Safety Council - Best Practice Guides

    For the use of lots of people on here who aren't aware of these: Best Practice Guides | Electrical Safety First - Look in particular at No 1 as it covers lots of useful information such as regarding changing...
  31. S

    Please advise me on safety of loose plug

    Hi, I'm not an electrician or anything of the sort but I'm hoping to just get some quick advice. In moving my bed I accidentally somehow pulled the faceplate of a plug socket loose so now it's at an angle. I won't be able to get in touch with my landlord until the morning so I'm hoping someone...
  32. bigspark17

    Generic health and safety policy

    Does any one have or know where to buy a generic h&s policy document, ideally an edidable pdf version. Its worth a “like” ;) if you do :)
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    Domestic Attaching 13A plug on 20A appliance safety

    Hello everyone, I hope this is the correct forum to post this. I am an amateur tinkerer with no formal training in electrical engineering and I’m just looking for some information and advice on how to safely wire up and use some appliances. I have recently bought a hobbyist TIG inverter welder...
  34. Iain Kay

    Is this installation considered acceptable today? (1-ring including oven and everything else)

    Looking for some advice on what I've discovered is the electrics situation in my rental property. I'll note that before I moved in here I made the Letting agents (LA) more than aware I use an absolute -----ton of power. I told them I can and will be pulling 2,000-4,000 kWh a quarter (with gas...
  35. Spoon

    Safety rules banning shorts on site during hot weather...

    I think I might try this for the office.... I already have the outfits from the weekends.... As all us men have... Ingenious brickies wear summery skirts and dresses to get around health and safety rules | Daily Mail Online -...
  36. R

    Domestic Safety advice- caught a wire drilling?

    Hi all, I drilled a hole to fit a new cooker hood and had no shock etc when drilling. When I was cleaning the hole out to put the rawl plug in I got a small tingle (no smoke, spark, bang etc). Is it possible I've nicked a wire or just come close to one? I used a metal/ voltage finder and...
  37. T

    Non-Electrician Need Safety Advice

    Hi. Yesterday I got electrocuted when getting out of one of those inflatable Lay-Z Spas and had to go to hospital. I am fine, thank goodness, but I am now trying to address this with Bestway who manufacture these products. They asked me to take photos of the set up I had (plugged directly in to...
  38. H

    Oil pressure safety switch wiring help

    Today I tried my hand at installing a fuel pump relay and oil pressure safety switch, but didn't quite get the result I'm looking for. The fuel pump isn't supposed to run until the oil pressure sensor hits 5 psi, but right now the pump turns the second I hook the ground cable up on the battery...
  39. kkkkk

    Fibreglass insulation safety

    Hi guys What do people find is the best protection against horrible fibreglass insulation - I always seem to be left coughing and itching!!!? I do wear safety gear, but nothing seems to be 100%. :)
  40. R

    City & Guilds 9848-51 Certificate in High Voltage Operational Safety

    Hi, has any one done the City & Guilds 9848-51 Certificate in High Voltage Operational Safety my boss wants me to be the site SAP, is this the course for it?
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