Posts tagged with ‘Substandard cable’

  • Government statistics reveal fall in cable related fires

    By Debbie Eales on March 28, 2018
    The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) believes there has been a 15% fall in incidents of accidental electrical fires attributed to wiring, cables or plugs, since it launched its Initiative in 2010. According to the latest Government Fire Statistics collated by the Home Office from detailed information on incidents attended by Fire and Rescue Services, since 2010 there has been 962 […]
  • Hunt for missing substandard cable is renewed

    By Debbie Eales on October 10, 2017
    The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) has supported a BBC investigation earlier this week which has re-ignited a seven-year hunt for more than three million metres of substandard cable product that remains unaccounted for in UK buildings. In 2010, an ACI investigation led to more than 11 million metres of cable, manufactured by Turkish company, Atlas Kablo, being recalled from the […]