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Goods and Services

Due to influential factors such as age and deterioration it becomes necessary from time to time to maintain and upgrade electrical equipment. Manchester Electric offer free quotes and free friendly advice on most aspects of electrical equipment and related systems, providing information to help you save money and get the best products and services that meet your requirements.

Exposed Live Cables

If you discover or suspect that live parts have become exposed please follow the instructions below.

-Keep a safe distance and do not touch or attempt to move the parts.

-Isolate the area, preventing other persons and animals coming into contact with live parts, supervise the area if necessary.

-Notify the relevant person(s) responsible (i.e. manager or supervisor).

-Switch off the equipment by any safe means possibe.

-Provide any form of barrier by placing obstacles with any items available.

-Place a sign displaying 'Keep off Danger Live Parts Expose '

-Without delay arrange for an electrician to attend the equipment concerned.


Power Cuts

Mains failure is inconvenient and disruptive, it can also impose significant safety risks.

-Use battery torches, do not use candles or other naked flames for lighting.

-Switch off any equipment that was in use prior to the mains failure.

-Speak with people from neighbouring properties to identify if the mains failure is due to a supply fault.

-Arrange for an electrician to attend if you believe mains failure is not due to a supply fault.



Fire Alarm Faults

If your fire alarm panel is indicating a fault you may wish to silence any audible indicators and then attempt to determine the cause of the fault. No system should be left with unresolved faults present.

In Case of Fire

1) Inspect the fire alarm control panel determine the reason/location for alarm activation.

2) If possible, with caution go to the trigger point(s) to further determine the cause of the activation. In case of false alarm attempt to reset pannel.

3) In event of fire contact emergency service on 999

4) Follow your fire alarm evacuation procedure.

Call Manchester Electric for any further assistance.


Security system faults

Security alarms, CCTV and building management systems form an essential part in the running of  most modern buildings. Faults and breakdowns of these systems are often disruptive and inconvenient to the users and the public.

Faults are usually caused by deterioration or damage, due to the nature of these systems user error is also a common cause.

Some issues can resolved over the telephone, whereas sometimes its necessary to have an engineer attend.

Please call for all technical assistance.


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