Is Emergency Lighting a legal requirement?

Is Emergency Lighting a legal requirement? And other Emergency lighting related questions. Legislative requirements for emergency lighting: New Buildings and major refurbishments need to be safe and comply to relevant National and local Building regulations. The safe use of all buildings. Systems also need to be appropriately designed for...

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Is PAT testing a legal requirement?

Is PAT Testing A Legal Requirement? Currently there is no strict legal requirement for PAT testing. However the Government introduced regulations that pertain to the maintenance of electrical appliances and the most effective way to ensure that these regulations are met is through PAT testing. The UK Health and...

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What is Electrical Inspection & Testing?

What Does Electrical Inspection & Testing For Commercial/Industrial Premises Mean? It is recommended that all commercial/industrial premises undertake an EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report) to minimise risk in the workplace and ensure ongoing safety. However, we are aware  that confusion can arise around what this means, what it entails...

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NETS Non-invasive Electrical Testing Solutions

Use our  NETS Service to ‘catch’ all your latent electrical issues. We would like to introduce you to FCS Services’ new offering, the safety NETS. NETS is an acronym for Non-Invasive Electrical Testing Solutions. The role of this service is to compliment standard and recognised electrical inspection and testing...

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Why do we do it?

WHAT DO FCS DO? AND WHY? So…why would anyone NEED electrical testing if they aren’t having any issues? Let’s take it from the top and start with tier 1, the law!! All employers/employees MUST comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act otherwise they may face prosecution. Like...

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FCS’s 7 Sins of Electrical Safety

FCS Services 7 Sins of Electrical Safety   Here’s a run down of down of our findings over the last year. It doesn’t make for great viewing, but at least we are out there finding and rectifying this stuff. The post may seem a little light hearted but all...

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What is Electrical Compliance?

What is compliance? So, the core services FCS (Facilities Compliance Services ) offer relate to Electrical compliance. But what is compliance, and why should you be bothered about it? There are 3 tiers of legislation that relate to directly to this, the first of which is, The Health &...

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