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Firms urged to pull the plug on £30m of wasted electrical safety tests

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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



Written by Ieuan Nash

May 10, 2012 at 9:54 am

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  1. I imagined this was largely insurance led to be honest.

    Electrical Safety Guy

    May 15, 2012 at 3:58 pm

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