The purpose of a Periodic Inspection is to determine, so far as is reasonably practicable, wether an electrical installation is in a satisfactory condition for continued service.

 

This report is issued in accordance with the national standard for the safety of electrical installations. British Standard 76781 (as amended) - Requirements for Electrical Installations.

TYPE OF INSTALLATION

ROUTINE CHECK

MAXIMUM PERIOD BETWEEN INSPECTIONS AND TESTING

Domestic

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Change of occupancy/10 years

Commercial

1 year

Change of occupancy/5 years

Educational establishments

4 months

5 years

Hospitals

1 year

5 years

Industrial

1 year

3 years

Residential accommodation

at change of
occupancy/1 year

5 years

Offices

1 year

5 years

Shops

1 year

5 years

Laboratories

1 year

5 years

BUILDINGS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Cinemas

1 year

3 years

Church installations

1 year

5 years

Leisure complexes excluding swimming pools

1 year

3 years

Places of public entertainment

1 year

3 years

Restaurants and hotels

1 year

5 years

Theatres

1 year

3 years

Public houses

1 year

5 years

Village halls/Community centres

1 year

5 years

SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS

Agricultural & horticultural

1 year

3 years

Caravans

1 year

3 years

Caravan parks

6 months

1 year

Highway power supplies

as convenient

6 years

Marinas

4 months

1 year

Fish farms

4 months

1 year

Swimming pools

4 months

1 year

Emergency lighting

Daily/monthly

3 years

Fire alarms

Daily/weekly/monthly

1 year

Launderettes

1 year

1 year

Petrol filling stations

1 year

1 year

Construction site installations

3 months

3 months

 

BRITTONS Electrical Services
County Durham

 

Tel: 0191 6807276

Mob: 07712898684

www.brittons-electrical-services.co.uk

 

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