Maintaining electrical equipment safety
The law requires electrical equipment to be maintained to prevent danger. The type and frequency of user checks, inspections and testing needed will depend on the equipment, the environment in which it is used and the results of previous checks.
Frequently asked questions
- Memorandum of guidance on the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
- Electricity at work: Safe working practices
- Maintaining portable electrical equipment
- Keeping electrical switchgear safe