Based in Washington, we offer North East fixed wire testing services for business’s of all sizes
Welcome To Caztec, we are a local electrical testing company and have been in business for 20 years. We specialise in all aspects of fixed wiring testing services in the North East.
To make sure that Electricity At Work Regulations are complied with completely and because electrical wiring eventually deteriorates over time, it is crucial to carry out fixed wire testing, which is often referred to as fixed electrical testing.
Fixed wire testing or fixed electrical testing is the process involving the testing of all systems and circuits that transport and deliver electricity throughout a building. This means electrical circuits like air conditioning supplies, socket outlets, lighting and all other fixed plants need to be properly tested.
We have a team of fully certified and experienced electrical engineers who have the necessary knowledge and understanding to execute visual and physical electrical tests. To ensure that the most secure and safest practices are followed they are certified to carry tests using the updated IEE Wiring Regulations – BS 7671-2008.
Caztec carry out fixed wire testing in the North East.
While conducting fixed wire testing, to prevent injury or fire, our electrical engineers analyse and test for any defects within the electrical system that pose a threat. Thanks to our experience in this field we can find potential issues and problems before they develop further and can provide your business with an efficient and fast repair. Without disrupting or obstructing your business operations and workplace and more than we mean to, our thorough service helps you to remain fully compliant with UK regulations.
“We have used the Caztec Group for all our electrical work for the last nine years. The company are professional and extremely competent.
I would have no hesitation in recommending this company to anyone. We have enjoyed great service and have a mutually beneficial working relationship
Maintenance Engineer, Rocket Medical
You need to remember that when it comes to having safe electrical systems and circuits, it is your obligation and responsibility as dictated in the Health and Safety at Work Act. You need to ensure that all of your visitors, pupils, patients or staff are safe and not at risk of injury or worse and that your electrical systems and circuits are kept in serviceable and safe condition at all times.
The comprehensive fixed testing service we provide includes
- Remedial repair of all defects we discover
- Customised fixed wire testing for your business to limit the amount of interruption or downtime you experience
- Thorough inspection of both isolated and visual electrical checks
- Detect any potential fire hazards or electrical shock risks in your electrical set-up
- Pinpoint any DIY electrical work that is defective
- Highlight where there is a lack of bonding or earthing
- Testing on wiring all associated fixed, electrical equipment in order to ensure it is safe.
Tests are also carried out on wiring and associated fixed electrical equipment to check that it is safe. We will also provide you with a schedule of circuits, which is invaluable to have for your property.
Frequently Asked Questions
What exactly is Fixed Wire Testing and what affect does it have on my business?
Also known as Periodic Inspection or Hard Wire Testing, Fixed Wire Testing involves the inspection and testing of the electrical systems and all other services that transport electricity around your property.
It is to check the condition and pinpoint deficiencies in existing electrical installation you may have, using the electrical installation National Safety Standard as a guideline.
How frequently am I required to have Fixed Wire Tested carried out?
As all electrical circuits and installations deteriorate over the course of time and repeated use, if a periodic inspection of your commercial building has not been carried out in the last 5 years or it is due to be inspected, please call Caztec today on 0191 206 9691.
Is it necessary to have my commercial property’s fixed wiring tested?
Under the 17th Edition of the Wiring Regulations and with insurance companies who may chose to raise your premiums and to avoid potential prosecution, fire and accidents it is crucial that you have your fixed wire tested.
What risks are there if I do not have my fixed wiring tested?
Government statistics show that around 750 people suffer injury and 10 people die every year at home as a result of electrical installations that do not meet the required safety standard. Shouldn’t you ensure your workplace is safe from this risk?
Are there any out of hours charges?
No, we understand that it is important for your business to have as little disruption or interruption as possible and we will do our utmost to ensure that happens when we carry out our North East fixed wire testing. Our team cover the whole of the North East read more here