Left: This good example of the potential dangers of loose connections was found when a customer called reporting a ‘fishy’ smell. Luckily only the cable insulation and main breaker had melted and nothing more serious.
Right: A fantastic example of BIY… Botch It Yourself…
Circuit Protective Conductors not sleeved and cable insulation not properly enclosed within the junction box..
Above: A damaged accessory installed with heating pipework directly below. The pipe is likely to obstruct any plug flex, with the heat a possible cause of damage/deterioration of the flex.
Left: This was a T&E Cable installed between a concrete floor and a wood laminate floor, with little else in between!
Chafing of the trapped cable caused this Line-Neutral fault… and a midnight call out for Fox Mico!
Right: One socket outlet, twin multi-plug adaptor, three flex cables out to appliances…
Not sure my maths is adding up here?
Above: Another example of loose connections and their potential danger, this was a Neutral Connection, proving exactly why Neutral’s are classed as Live conductors!
Right & Left: Main Protective Bonding Conductor ‘twisted’ together (left), and then ‘wrapped’ around gas pipe work (right).
Not too sure this is either effective or reliable?