Safe Isolation: Keeping you and your co-workers safe

Safe Isolation: Keeping you and your co-workers safe

Safe isolation procedures are necessary to ensure that workers on site are not exposed to danger when working on or near live electrical systems. There have been incidents where failure to use safe isolation procedures has resulted in injury or, in the worst cases,...
How to comply with Gas Safe TB118a

How to comply with Gas Safe TB118a

There may be a tendency to dismiss electrical safety as the remit of the electrician – but the reality is that many plumbing and heating installers, and in particular gas engineers, can come into contact with electricity whilst carrying out seemingly innocuous tasks....
How to choose and use socket testers

How to choose and use socket testers

Socket outlet testers (socket testers for short) have become very popular with electricians and contractors, but it is extremely important to understand the limitations of this type of testing and the differences between the many types available. This article will...
Safe installation of Electrical Smart meters

Safe installation of Electrical Smart meters

The rollout of smart meters is modernising the UK’s energy system. The new, smart, gas and electric units will replace traditional meters in homes and small businesses. These automatically take regular energy readings and share them wirelessly, through a secure...
Our new safe isolation catalogue

Our new safe isolation catalogue

“Electrical Safety at Work: Safe Isolation” is a brand-new short-form catalogue from Martindale, the market leader in electrical safe isolation. The 44-page catalogue contains a complete range of products specifically designed to execute safe isolation procedures....
The Martindale PD440SRDX – Two important tools in one package

The Martindale PD440SRDX – Two important tools in one package

Martindale Electric recently introduced four new proving units into its industry-leading range. The company now offers the widest range of proving units on the market. One key model, the PD440SRDX, features two important tools for both electricians and electrical...
Safely choosing the right socket tester

Safely choosing the right socket tester

Socket outlet testers (socket testers) have become very popular with electricians and contractors, but it is extremely important to understand the limitations of this type of testing and the differences between the many types available. This article will provide some...
Socket Testers – Top 10 questions

Socket Testers – Top 10 questions

There is a huge range of socket testers available on the market offering testing capability in a wide variety of domestic, commercial and industrial applications. These simple top ten questions and answers will help identify which is the best solution for your...