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A bit of background info. I live in a flat complex, approx. 6 mths ago some building work was carried out which necessitated removal of some external light fittings pending full completion of the work.
An electrical contractor was employed for the removal and making safe, until the work was completed.
Six months later, for reasons as yet unknown, the work has not been completed and the temporary electrical work is still in situ. I and a few other residents have queried whether the temporary electrical work is safe, the cables are of course outside, and are only covered in plain brown electrical tape, please see attached picture 1:50358

Today the electrician was on site for other work and also added some extra tape and a plastic bag to the above cables and to another cable in a different position. These cables are within touching distance of anyone walking past. Picture 2:50359

Picture 3:50360

I realise that the work is only temp. Do I have good grounds in raising a serious safety issue to the management company?
Thanks for any response.
 
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If those cables are actually live I would seriously question the competence of the individual who carried it out, temporary or not.
 

DPG

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That wants reporting and sorting out. Who on earth would leave it like that. How long would it have taken to use an IP rated Junction box. Probably took longer twisting the cables up and wrapping them in tape.
 
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Well it confirms one thing that wasn't done by an electrician. Someone masquerading as one but something completely different.
 

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From day one that is a bodge , Those cables seem to be trapped against the metal framework of that structure , lets hope they don't chafe through and electrocute someone.
 

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Perhaps someone was trying to bond that hanging basket bracket. Mr Cockburn maybe?
 
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