Technical Expertise

Our technical team represents consumer interests on standards-setting committees responsible for British and international standards, including the committee responsible for the IET Wiring Regulations. We also work in partnership with industry, government and others to facilitate, influence, educate and share best practice to help ensure the safety of electrical products.

Our Best Practice Guides and Wiring Regulations Q&A, hosted on this website, provide a consistent industry view for electrical installers. In 2020, these pages had over 180,000 views.

Events and Resources for Electrical Professionals

Our Events

During the year Electrical Safety First runs a range of events, including round table discussions, seminars and our flagship event, the Electrical Product Safety Conference.


Best Practice Guides

Electrical Safety First produces, in association with other industry bodies, a range of Best Practice Guides which provide definitive information and guidance on a range of technical subjects.

Best Practice Guides

The Wiring Regulations Advisory Group

Electrical Safety First hosts the Wiring Regulations Advisory Group, a forum comprising representatives from industry bodies, which provides guidance on the application of the requirements of BS 7671.

Wiring Regulations

The Product Safety Unit

Electrical Safety First’s Product Safety Unit works to improve consumer safety by helping to prevent accidents, injuries and deaths resulting from the use of electrical products.

Product Safety