How are BS7671, BS5266, BS5839 NIC EIC and IEE important to me?

At Electrical Testing Surveyors we pride ourselves in our professionalism and safety – here you can find the various Laws and Regulations we follow, with links to useful definitions and explanations if you are unsure as to how these regulations apply to you.

IEE – Insitution of Electrical Engineers
The IEE Wiring Regulations have become a standard for the UK and many other countries. It also recommends internationally the requirements for ships and offshore installations. If you are interested in any of the available IEE publications detailing the Wiring Regulations visit the IEE Publications Page.

NICEIC – National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting
ETS are long-standing members of the National Inspection Council, having joined in 1981. The NICEIC is the industry’s independent, non profit-making, voluntary regulatory body covering the whole of the United Kingdom .

BS7671 – Wiring Regulations
Here at ETS we fully support the Wiring Regulations (otherwise referred to as BS7671) and you can find more information and useful links for the Wiring Regulation guidelines by visiting the IEE Wiring Regulation Pages.

BS5266 – Emergency Lighting Regulations
Another of the regulations we adhere to, BS5266 is the code used to describe the regulations for Emergency Lighting and an overview of these regulations can be found on this page.

BS5839-1 2002 Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems for Buildings
Another of the regulations we adhere to, BS5839-1 2002 is the code used to describe the regulations for Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems and an overview of these regulations can be found on this page.


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Serving the UK & Ireland NationwideNationwide and Multi-Site Coverage National & regional contracts undertaken to date, amongst others include:

  • W.H.Smith & Sons - (High Street Retailers)
  • ABNA Agriculture - (Animal Feed Mills)
  • Arnold Clark Automobiles Ltd - (Motor Dealerships)
  • Heinz Foods - (Food Manufacturers)
  • Gerber Foods - (Soft Drink Manufacturer)
  • DS Smith Corrugated - (Paper Manufacturers)
  • Inchcape Retail - (Motor Dealerships)
  • Pendragon plc - (Motor Dealerships)
  • Rexel Ltd - (National Wholesalers)

From very large and complex industrial electrical installations in factories consuming many megawatts of power, to small offices requiring only a few portable appliances to be tested.

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