Electrical compliance for commercial businesses

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Here at Walker Electrical, we are Preston’s leading electrical experts. From residential properties, to the industrial and commercial, we have the skills and knowledge for any electrical project. As a result, we have produced this guide to everything you should know about the importance of electrical compliance for commercial businesses.

Why is electrical compliance essential for commercial businesses?

There are a number of reasons why it is absolutely essential that businesses in the commercial sector comply with electrical standards, guidelines and legislation, including:

  • Electrical safety- The guidelines and legislations that are in place for electrical installations, repairs and maintenance for commercial properties have all been designed with safety in mind. It is important that your commercial property is safe for staff as well as for customers and clients, and these guidelines can also help ensure structural safety too, for the safety of the property or building itself.
  • Efficiency and reliability- The guidelines and regulations are also designed around a recognised an shared view of best practices which helps to ensure the quality of the electrical work, whether this is an installation or repair or maintenance work. As a result, by complying with the guidance you can be sure of high quality work and results, which will keep your electrical systems in a better state of repair and help to ensure efficiency. This can even help prevent wasted electricity, and money, and can help prevent serious repairs from being necessary.
  • Insurance- To make sure that your commercial property is fully ensured, all of the work carried out, including the electrical work, will need to be up to code. To make sure that your business is covered in the event of a problem or damage, electrical compliance is essential.
  • Reputation- Finally, in business reputation is everything and if your company is found to be under standard, or involved in fraudulent insurance claims, or even worse, an electrical problem that poses a threat, your company reputation will be destroyed.

For more information or to book, get in touch with Walker Electrical today.