Insurance Advice to members during the Covid-19 Crisis

  In the current Covid-19 crises we have seen a number of REC’s advise us that they wish to suspend, cancel or even lapse their insurance cover until trading conditions return to normal. In this difficult time, a lot of REC’s may have let staff go temporarily and have little or no income coming in […]

COVID 19 Announcement

  The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, and Minister for Health, Simon Harris, have issued strict guidelines for people to stay at home from midnight on 27th March 2020. The main rule is to STAY AT HOME. You can only leave your home to: Travel to or from work if you are providing an essential service (full list is […]

I.S. 10101 Summary of Key Changes

The NSAI will publish the 5th Edition National Rules for Electrical Installations, IS 10101:2020 (hereafter “the new standard”) on 6 March 2020. This replaces the 4th Edition, ET 101:2008 (hereafter “the old standard”). Below are summary of the key changes, as highlighted by NSAI: I.S. 10101 – General The layout and structure of the document differs […]


Please note that due to the coronavirus restrictions, all of the planned Spring Roadshows are now canceled. New dates will be arranged in the future     The NSAI published the 5th Edition National Rules for Electrical Installations, IS 10101:2020 on 6 March 2020. This replaced the 4th Edition, ET 101:2008. The CRU is the […]


Fee Structure: The Registered Electrical Contractors of Ireland, the Safety Supervisory Body for the Safe Electric Scheme, is introducing its first increases in subscription (annual registration) fees for 11 years in 2020. The increases have been approved by the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities (CRU). The new fees, set out below, fall due on […]

Follow-up Inspection charges

In November 2017 The Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) introduced a fee for follow-up inspections resulting from breaches found during inspections. These charges came into effect in Q1 of 2018. Where the total number of points for breaches of the national wiring rules (ET101) received by a REC during an inspection are 10 or […]

December Newsletter 2018

The Safe Electric December Newsletter has been published, click here to view

Final posting dates for Christmas 2018

To ensure RECs have certificates over the Christmas break, final orders for the delivery of certificates to RECs must be taken on or before close of business 19th December 2018. Please remember to continue to return any completed certificates to Safe Electric. Safe Electric offices will be closed for Christmas from 12.30pm 24th December until […]

National Rules for Electrical Installations (Revision of ET 101:2008)

The NSAI have published a draft of the new National Rules for Electrical Installations and is now available on the NSAI website for comment. If you would like to view the draft and/or comment on the changes, click here The draft is open for public comment until 28th February 2019.

Autumn 2018 Roadshows

Due to popular demand, Safe Electric will be hosting two more roadshows this Autumn in Cork and Offaly, See Flyer. These events will begin at the following dates and times: 5pm on Wednesday 26th September 2018 in Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig, Co. Cork 5pm on Thursday 27th September 2018 in Tullamore Court Hotel, O’Moore St, […]