What About Safety Regulations For Rented Property?
There are specific legal obligations and responsibilities on a
landlord with regard to Fire safety for Furniture &
Furnishings; Gas supply and appliances; plus Electrical wiring and
appliances; these are more fully explained in the ARLA leaflet
"Lets make it Safe".
Electrical Safety Council Guides
Click here to download the ESC Guide for
Click here to download the ESC Guide for England
New Electrical Safety Guidelines have been issued
by the Electrical Safety Council for common areas in
Members who let or manage such property should make reference to
this a being a definitive guide.
Leading safety charity, The Electrical Safety Council, launches
new guide for landlords - FREE copies available now.
The Electrical Safety Council (ESC), in collaboration with the
Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA) and a number of
leading UK housing associations, has produced a guide to electrical
safety in the communal areas of residential properties in England
Building on the success of the Landlords Guide to Electrical
Safety, this Guide is intended to address electrical safety in
communal areas (areas accessible by staff, residents, and others
visiting the property).
The Guide aims to raise awareness among residential landlords -
including housing associations, local authorities, private
landlords and property management companies - of their legal
obligations relating to electrical safety and provides guidance and
advice on areas such as stairwells, corridors and boiler rooms.
If you would like to receive FREE copies of the (40 page) guide
to distribute to your colleagues or members, please
The ESC also has a limited number of FREEcopies of its popular
Landlords' Guide to Electrical Safety in England & Wales- the
must have guide for those who own and manage privately rented
Click here to request free copies.
Alternatively, you can view and download both guides for free by
If you would like further information and/or electrical safety
advice, please visit our website at www.esc.org.uk or email us at email@example.com