Electrical – Fixed Wire Testing

EICR - Fixed Wire Testing

At Enviro Fire Water & Air Limited, we understand the importance of compliance and safety when it comes to electrical installations. That’s why we offer comprehensive Fixed Wire Testing services, commonly known as Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR), which are a legal requirement.

Fixed Wire Testing involves the thorough inspection and testing of all electrical installations within a building to ensure they meet safety standards and comply with regulations. This process is essential for safeguarding the well-being of occupants and preventing potential electrical hazards.

Fixed Wired Testing is enforced by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE):

Fixed wire testing often referred to as an EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report) is a legal requirement. 

The inspection and testing involves all of the fixed wire testing electrical installations in a building to ensure they are safe and compliant with regulations.

The importance of Fixed Wire Testing is emphasized by several regulations and acts, including:

  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974,
  • Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999,
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989,
  • Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992.

These regulations highlight the responsibility of employers and building owners to maintain safe electrical installations and ensure the well-being of occupants.

Don’t compromise on safety or compliance. Contact Enviro FWA today to schedule your Fixed Wire Testing and ensure the electrical infrastructure of your building meets all regulatory requirements.

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What frequency should Fixed Wire Testing be carried out?

The recommended frequency for Fixed Wire Testing varies depending on the type of premises and the nature of their electrical systems. However, it is generally advised that commercial properties undergo Fixed Wire Testing at least once every five years.