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Electricians in Galway are available 24 x 7 x 365. We provide approved domestic, commercial and industrial electrician services for this region and encompassing areas. We also give you useful information about how to find professional Electricians in Galway.
REC means Registered Electrical Contractor.
Looking for Electricians in Galway? – your check list
- Qualifications – Check the electricians qualifications.
- References – Check the electricians references (many of which can be found online these days). Word of mouth from customers that had similar requirements is also good.
- Insurance – Check they have insurance to cover your property (and that of your neighbors).
- Quotation – Get 3 quotes to ensure you get a competitive price.
- Registration – Find out if he or she is a member of a professional trade body such as MECA – Mechanical and Electrical Contractors Association or Safe Electric. Organisations such as these require their members to adhere to a code of practice also offering recourse if anything should go wrong. Don’t take the electrician’s word for it: contact the trade body in question to check that they are really a registered member.
- Certification – It is mandatory for a REC to issue a Completion Certificate for all Electrical Works (excluding minor works). Make sure you get yours.
- Accreditation – Check the Safe Electric register (https://safeelectric.ie/find-an-electrician/), customers should always check the Safe Electric Register before hiring a REC to carry out works.
If you have issues with an Electrician in Galway
In some cases things can go wrong – if you are certain that theft or malicious damage has occurred or is occurring. You should report it to the guard/police. Your local Guard / Police Station is listed below. If you adversely come into contact with products and they have a harmful effect you should seek medical advice asap. Contact your GP or your local A&E department in – click here to find your local hospital.
Sometimes before substantial electrical work but mostly after, you may need to dispose of waste that is too large or a not an acceptable waste type for your standard waste collectors to deal with. If this is the case contact your local council, perhaps try the EPA – Environmental Protection Agency website first, if you can not find the desired info you can call Galway County Council ask for the waste department, once again check their website first.
Garda/Police Station local to Galway – Follow this link to (An Garda Síochána) find your local Garda station. Link: https://www.garda.ie/en/Contact-Us/Station-Directory/
Hospitals local to Galway -follow this link to (the HSE) find your local Public Hospital. Link: https://www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/3/acutehospitals/hospitals/hospitallist.html
Local Council Waste Management / Waste recycling – to find you local waste facilities/dump local to Galway contact the EPA – Link: http://www.epa.ie/terminalfour/waste/ or get in contact with your local councils waste department.
- Name: Galway County Council
- Address: Áras an Chontae, Prospect Hill, Galway
- Website: http://www.galway.ie
- Phone: (0)91 509000
Electricians in Galway Looking for Work: Are you a qualified electrician that is looking for work? do you have experience and references. If yes, get in touch we may be able to help.
This page is specifically for residents of Galway including Athenry,Oranmore, Ballinasloe, Connemara, Loughrea, Tuam, and inclusive areas. If you are based in this area. Send us any relevant updates that you feel should be made, we value your comments.
Important information about Safe Electric
Safe Electric’s primary objective is to protect the safety interests of customers with respect to electrical installation activities. Safe Electric’s registration system facilitates monitoring and validation. This provides for process and leaves an audit trail that evidences electrical works have been completed and meet the required safety standards.
Audit and Inspection: RECs shall permit Safe Electric to carry out an inspection and or audit at any time in accordance with the Audit and Inspection procedure.
Certification: It is mandatory for a REC to issue a Completion Certificate for all Electrical Works (excluding minor works). If a REC carries out minor electrical works they must be certified if requested by the customer. Only the REC’s named Qualified Certifier (QC) can certify electrical works on behalf of the REC.
Check the Safe Electric register: Customers should always check the Safe Electric Register before hiring a REC to carry out works.
Complaints: Safe Electric is concerned solely with the safety and technical standard (i.e. compliance with the National Rules for Electrical Installations) of electrical works carried out by RECs. If you have any safety concerns you should make a complaint about the REC. This will be investigated by Safe Electric and may lead to REC disciplinary.
Suspected Illegal Electrical Works: If you suspect an unregistered person is carrying carry out Restricted Electrical Works or falsely portraying oneself as a REC you should report alleged illegal electrical works. This will be investigated by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU). For more information go to https://safeelectric.ie
Disciplinary: Any REC who is the subject of a Disciplinary Process must cooperate fully with every phase of the Disciplinary Process.
Insurance: RECs must submit confirmation that the appropriate insurance cover is in place annually. Any REC that appears on the Safe Electric register has appropriate insurance cover in place.
Note: under the Electricity Regulation Act 1999, as amended, it is illegal for a Non-Registered Contractor to carry out Restricted Electrical Works. The act of falsely portraying oneself as a Registered Electrical Contractor (REC) is a separate offence under of the same Act.
Important Information about the Mechanical and Electrical Contractors Association
The CIF is the Irish construction industry’s representative body it provides a wide range of services for members in order to assist in addressing issues that arise as a result of or whilst conducting members business.
These services span the full business spectrum and include: Health & Safety; Recruitment and Training; Marketing and Industrial intelligence Reports; Legal and Industrial Relations Consultation and Advice; Engagement with Government; Statutory and other industry bodies, and periodic updates on all issues affecting the construction industry.
For more information go to: https://cif.ie/