Electrical safety first exists to ensure that everyone in the uk understands the importance of electrical safety and that this remains a priority for consumers trade and government. Part p forms part of the building regulations.
Approved document p.
Part p electrical safety logo. Elecsa provides inspection assessment and certification services to contractors working across the building services sectors. Building regulation in england covering electrical safety in dwellings. Part p states that anyone carrying out electrical installation work in a home must make sure that the work is designed and installed to protect people from.
978 1 85946 485 4 summary. But do your customers know. Electrical safety dwellings 2013 edition date published.
The 2006 edition will continue to apply to work begun before 6 april 2013 or to work subject to a building notice full plans application or initial notice submitted before 6 april 2013. Elecsa is authorised to deliver the following schemes. The principle of the building regulations is to ensure that consistent standards are applied to the construction of buildings including its structure fire safety sound insulation drainage ventilation and electrical safety.
Alternatively search by company name to see whether an electrician you may be considering is listed as registered. This approved document supports part p. What is part p.
Stop the confusion and display a building regulations part p registered electrical safety sticker on your van. It takes effect on 6 april 2013 and is for use in england. Surely all they want to know is are you part p qualified.
In 2005 the government introduced electrical safety rules into the building regulations for england and wales. This current edition of approved document p. Part p for those contractors working with electrical installations in private dwellings.
Archived versions of approved document p are available at the national archives. Because of this most fixed electrical installation work in homes must by law meet the building regulations. What is part p.
Electrical safety dwellings. We all display napit niceic elecsa stickers on our vans and we know what they mean to us. Details of part p approved document p of the building regulations.
Find your local registered electrical contractor assessed against rigorous technical standards on the find an electrician. To start using the registered competent person electrical search facility simply enter your postcode to find a registered electrician near you. Electrical safety dwellings has been updated and replaces all previous editions.