Please note that there will be references in these guidance documents and content with respect to previously existing provisions under EU Regulation. As of 1st January 2021 relevant UK rather than EU legislation will apply, and the same for UK designated standards rather than standards cited in the Official Journal of the European Union. More information is available at


 During early 2021 the SAFed Guidance documents and content will be reviewed, updated and revised on the website. Please continually check back for updates. If there are any questions or queries please contact admin@safed.co.uk

TC 3 meets on a regular basis to discuss any matter affecting the inspection of electro technical equipment. In addition it produces from time to time specific SAFed Guidelines and Guidance to meet arising situations.

SS01: Recruitment training and competency of engineer surveyors – Technical questions for competence examinations – Electro technical. Internal use only Issue 06 05 Jan 2021


EG 1 Guidelines – Electrical Guidelines – Risk assessment of work equipment Withdrawn to Archive
QEG 1 Guidelines – Quarries Guidelines – Guidelines for the periodic testing and examination of fixed low voltage electrical installations at quarries Obsolete


ETC 01 Guidance – The Electricity at Work Regulations Click here to download Issue 02 29/04/2021 Current
ETC 02 Guidance – Oil filled switchgear in lift control and similar light duty applications Click here to download Issue 03 29/04/2021 Current
ETC 03 Guidance – Thermographic surveys of electrical systems Withdrawn to Archive
ETC 04 Guidance – Formal inspection and testing of electric vehicle charging equipment Click here to download Issue 01 17/05/2021 Current


ER 1 Defective installations – Electrical inspections – Reports of defects Withdrawn to Archive

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