Tag: IET Wiring Regulations

By February 11, 2016 Read More →

Tower block fire highlights fire risk of plastic consumer units

The safety risks associated with plastic consumer units have been highlighted by a fire in a ninth floor flat in Southampton. No one was injured but the flat was extensively damaged. In order to cut the risk for fires and injury, the IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671:2008+A3:2015), which the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) jointly […]

By November 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Electrium supports LFB 17th Edition safety lobby

Electrium, manufacturers of the Wylex and Crabtree consumer unit brands, fully supports the IET and London Fire Brigade with respect to the forthcoming changes to the IET wiring regulations. The 3rd amendment is to be published in January 2015 and is expected to include a new requirement for non combustible enclosures for consumer units after […]