Firms urged to pull the plug on £30m of wasted electrical safety tests
Unnecessary electrical safety tests cost office-based businesses an estimated £30 million a year.
It’s a myth that every portable electrical appliance in the workplace needs to be tested once a year – and what’s more it’s a costly one.
Misleading advice and advertising, often by companies who offer the testing, is contributing to low-risk businesses such as offices, shops and hotels paying unnecessarily for over-the-top maintenance regimes. Read the full article
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