Are you ready for Winter?

The clocks have gone back an hour, Bonfire Night has come and gone with a  bang, and we are enjoying some balmy, autumnal evenings. However, before we know it, winter will be upon us, so we need to make sure that we are well prepared to work and travel safely. Site conditions in winter can […]

Have you checked your PPE and safety equipment today?

We are all used to checking our food for “best-before” and “use-by” dates, but are we as conscientious when it comes to checking our PPE and equipment? Hard-hats, for example, have a date-of-manufacture stamp moulded into the underside. Under perfect storage conditions, with the helmet kept boxed and at a temperature of between 5°C -50°C, […]

Safe use of ladders and step ladders

As electrician’s step ladders and ladders are a piece of equipment that we use daily so it’s important to not get complacent about their use its important to remember that a third of all reported fall from height incidents involve ladders and step ladders. You need to think carefully about what the task is that […]

Efficiency is the key to success

This time round I have been struggling for a topic for my blog and also fitting in the time to write it. With this in mind it struck me I could write a blog on being more efficient at work, that might just help each and every one of us find time to do tasks […]

What is PAT Testing & What do you need to do to comply?

What is PAT Testing? Portable appliance testing (PAT) is the term used to describe the examination of electrical appliances and equipment to ensure they are safe to use. Most electrical safety defects can be found by visual examination but some types of defect can only be found by testing. However, it is essential to understand […]

How can vehicle tracking technology make your business more efficient?

No matter what market you operate in, standing out from the competition by providing first class customer service is vital. Recognizing the importance of this, we have introduced a vehicle tracking system which provides powerful information at a glance, empowering us to keep customers informed whilst maximising the efficiency of our electrical engineers. Through LIVE […]

What is Branding & how can it help a business?

What is a Brand A particular identity or image regarded as an asset Why is branding important  At Powercor we have recently undergone a complete re brand, and our brand is one of our biggest assets.     We pride ourselves on our commitment to ensuring the best customer service married with the best technologies […]


In some circles, the words “health and safety audit” are enough to cause panic; in others, sighing and rolling of the eyes; or they can simply bring a swift end to any conversation. However, here at Powercor, our aim is to instil and incorporate health and safety practices as a natural part of our daily […]

How can training reduce accidents in The Construction Industry

Health and Safety in the workplace It is increasingly important to have a health and safety policy within the workplace. Records prove that with education and good record keeping it minimises accidents and brings awareness by all to prevent incidents occurring.There are many good institutions such as Chas and Construction Line to ensure that high […]


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