Safety Report

Fixed Wiring/Periodic Inspection Legal Requirements

Fixed wiring Electrical Testing (also referred to as Periodic Testing) is an important inspection of your building’s wiring structure and maintenance. It highlights any potential problems you may not be aware of.

Tests take place not only to meet the legal requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations Act 1989, Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and BS 7671 (IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition as amended)

It provides you with evidence that your electrical system is safe and that complete, thorough tests have been carried out by fully trained and proficient staff, satisfies insurance companies requirements and gives YOU peace of mind.

Generally the maximum period between testing or inspection is 1-5 years or on change of occupancy. Below is a table with the types of installations we test at Ace Installations as well as the recommended routine check period and maximum period.