The Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA)
is the main trade association for companies involved in electrical and
other technical engineering projects in England, Northern Ireland and Wales. The ECA is currently either leading or active across
a range of building and infrastructure issues, and in particular those relating to electrical engineering, mainly in the commercial,
but also domestic, sector. Key areas of activity include: technical; standards; skills; health and safety; energy solutions;
supply chain procurement and payment.
NICEIC is the UK’s
leading voluntary regulatory body for the electrical contracting industry. It has been assessing the electrical competence
of electricians for over fifty years and currently maintains a roll of over 26,000 registered contractors.
SafeContractor was initially developed as a bespoke project
for a Property Management client, who wished to outsource the annual vetting of contractors on its approved list. Interest
shown by other clients identified the potential for a standardised system that could be offered to the whole company's
First is the UK charity dedicated to reducing deaths and injuries caused by electrical accidents. Its aim is to ensure everyone
in the UK can use electricity safely.
The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) promotes
the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide in the widest sense through providing technical advice and
information; through influencing and interpreting legislation and standards; and through safety initiatives and training programmes.