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Health & Safety Bulletin - May 2019: Recent spate of fires caused by electrical faults suggests businesses need to check electrical systems

Health & Safety Bulletin - May 2019: Recent spate of fires caused by electrical faults suggests businesses need to check electrical systems

Recent fires at premises as diverse as Ocado's distribution center in Andover, Chester Zoo and most recently Notre Dame Catherdral, have been found to be caused by electrical faults. This shines a spotlight on the need for businesses to regularly have electrical systems and appliances checked regularly.

About the authorSimon Broome SIIRSM Tech IOSH - Risk Management Specialist

Simon Broome SIIRSM Tech IOSH has over 25 years' experience around risk management, honed through his industry background and working on operating software and management systems. He is a Specialist Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management and a Technical Member of IOSH, and also holds the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management.

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