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8th February 2018

How to Spot an Electrical Safety Risk

Wondering how to spot an electrical safety risk? Within a business environment, whether that be commercial or industrial, there are a number of electrical safety aspects to consider. To identify these risks at the earliest stage possible, follow our advice and benefit from an emergency electrical service from MacLaren Electrical Services ltd.

After working with a range of businesses,  we understand just how important it is to keep the business building or site electrically safe. For the well being of employees, it is your priority as a business owner to ensure the business is safe. If you suspect that a fitting may be hazardous and have been putting off repairs, this is the time to act!

Old or Damaged Wiring

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Faulty wiring a threat to your safety!

One of the most common reasons we have to provide a business with an emergency electrical service, is because of faulty wiring. In an environment where electrical equipment is used regularly, the quality installation of wiring is essential. Hazardous wiring is easy to spot, damaged wires usually are frayed, exposed or are loose. It is vital that you seek an electrician’s help at this point!

Also, older wiring is a risk. If you have just moved into a new building be sure to check-up on the state of the wiring! Older wiring is much harder to identify, an electrician Glasgow based from MES will ensure your new office or industrial space is in perfect electrical condition.

Incorrect Electrical Installation

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Let MES take control when it comes to electrical installations!

At MES, we know that people are sometimes reluctant to use the services of an electrician and would rather carry out any work themselves. This is not safe! Though the installation or fitting may seem rather simple, it is much more worthwhile, in the long run to ask for an emergency electrical service from MES. The most common electrical problems occur when equipment is installed incorrectly! The skilled team from MES can safely carry out and maintain any electrical installations.

Overused Equipment or Sockets

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Don’t overload your power sockets!

Does your business rely on electricity? It is so important to make sure that this electricity is running safely. Sockets and equipment can only handle a certain amount before becoming overloaded! Overloaded sockets then overheat. Overheating is extremely dangerous and will pose a great threat to you and your employees. Handle and control the situation with emergency electrical service from MES.

Emergency Electrical Service from MES

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Ensure your workplace safety after an emergency electrical service.

The team from MES can guarantee the electrical safety of your business as well as your employees. If you are unsure of any electrical hazards in your industrial or commercial building, an electrician from MacLaren Electrical Services ltd can offer services like; an electrical inspection, PAT testing or simple maintenance, to put your mind at rest. If you would like to learn more about electrical maintenance and how this can prevent electrical safety risks, look at our last post.

Ensure the safety of your workplace today! 

Steven Maclaren is an electrical expert and has been for the last 10 years, his company Maclaren Electrical Services has worked incredibly hard to build their reputation in the electrical industry. Steven strives to develop and evolve to ensure that he can do the best for the team, the community and the environment.