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....
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...
Safe Isolation –  5 key questions

Safe Isolation – 5 key questions

Safe isolation procedures and using the correct equipment can help prevent workers being exposed to danger when working on or near live electrical systems. Failure to use correct procedures could result in a circuit inadvertently remaining live, potentially resulting...
Safe isolation – is that voltage real or phantom?

Safe isolation – is that voltage real or phantom?

So, you’ve carried out your safe isolation procedures, isolated the circuit you need to work on, and then when proving dead, your voltage indicator is still showing live. Why and what can you do next? Most voltage indicators available today have high input impedances...