Companies operating in both industrial and commercial sectors understand that electrical testing is vital to ensure systems on site are operating effectively, but many put off this maintenance for fear of the disruption such tests can potentially involve.
The good news is that when firms take advantage of help from expert electrical contractors, they can keep system downtime to an absolute minimum. With appropriate planning, electrical safety testing can be conducted in separate stages across a five-year period, evenly distributing and in some case avoiding unnecessary downtime.
The consequences of reactive maintenance
Enterprises that do not use planned electrical testing can suffer severe system downtime when a problem occurs. More expensive overall, reactive maintenance often demands that systems that have been unattended to must be shut down, while checks are performed to identify the source of an incident. Spreading the cost with planned maintenance is not only more affordable but allows professional engineers to often spot problems before they become an expensive issue.
Presenting peace of mind to operation owners
A proactive and planned approach to electrical testing can offer facilities managers and owners of commercial and industrial enterprises with a peace of mind, knowing that all their systems are performing at their optimum and no unwanted system downtime will be suffered. Electrical testing conducted in stages can be scheduled to occur precisely when a business chooses, so they can ensure minimal disruption to the work they do or services they provide.
The importance of a planned maintenance cycle
Companies need to protect the people on their sites to remain legally covered, so inspecting electrical systems every five years is critical. With this in mind, scheduled maintenance testing can actually be performed across the five-year period so that it causes the least disruption possible.
Whatever industry a company operates in, it is vital that staff on site and important business processes are not negatively impacted when electrical maintenance testing is conducted.
Testing electrical systems in stages takes less time. making it far easier to complete in shorter windows of time. Professional electricians can handle your scheduled maintenance out of hours, either overnight or when you are closed at the weekend. This means that when you are operating during the day, staff won’t be pestered by unwanted disruptions from fire alarm and security testing, or a loss of power when they are attempting to perform important tasks – an unavoidable issues when energy supplies, dedicated emergency lights or other electrical systems are thoroughly tested.
Scheduling your electrical safety testing in stages
From making cost savings, to limiting unwanted system downtime and the disruption it can cause, planned maintenance carried out in stages over a five-year term has multiple advantages. Whether you are operating an industrial facility like a factory, recycling plant or warehouse, or you manage a large commercial property, the BEST Electrical team can help spread your testing. Contact our specialist team today to book your planned maintenance and receive a free no obligation quote.