Wiring Matters 52 - Autumn 2014
What's on, when.
Electrical Safety Management: a structured approach to assessing and controlling your own risk
When and where: 5 November 2014, IET Glasgow: Teacher Building
This event, based on the IET’s Code of Practice for Electrical Safety Management, provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of electrical safety and a systematic set of principles for assessing and managing electrical safety in any business and across all sectors of industry and the public sector.
Who should attend?
The event is applicable to a wide range of workplaces, including manufacturing, construction and service industries, and is essential to managers, engineers and technicians responsible for reducing risks from electrical hazards and ensuring their organisation stays in business.
Wiring Regulations update seminar: BS 7671: 2008 (17th Edition) Amendment 3
When and where: 12 February 2015, IET Birmingham: Austin Court
Amendment 3 is due to be published in January 2015. This seminar will not only provide you with an overview of the changes but give you an opportunity to ask members of the JPEL 64 committee how and why some decisions were made. This will ensure you understand how to comply with the regulations when they come into force in July 2015.
Who should attend?
If you are involved with the design, installation and maintenance of electric wiring in buildings you need to know about Amendment 3.
In this issue
- Protection against electric shock
- Counterfeit alert
- Near disaster on a railway caused by rats
- Spotlight: David Latimer
- City & Guilds courses: an introduction
- Forthcoming events
- The effect of mechanical cooling on lamp colour and efficiency
- Energy efficiency: achieving sustainability
- Electrical Energy Storage and the Smart Electrical Installation
- London Fire Brigade Interview: changes to BS 7671 in 2015
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