These days we rely heavily on electrical appliances both at work and at home, so it’s no wonder that electricity is a major cause of accidental fires and other hazards. If you are a landlord renting out a residential property, here are the things you need to know to help avoid accidents and costly insurance repairs to your rented property.
According to the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), there are around 1,000 electrical accidents at work and about 25 people die from their injuries each year. Employers have a legal obligation to protect their employees, but accidents do still happen. We’ve put this guide together to help you understand the risks and, ultimately, avoid costly insurance repairs to your commercial property caused by electrical accidents.