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USING UNREGISTERED ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS – IS IT WORTH IT? | ECASA
"Using an electrical contractor who's a member of the ECA is a wise choice because while not all electrical contractors are members of the ECA(SA), all ECA members are registered electrical contractors – and their work is covered by the ECA's Workmanship Guarantee." USING UNREGISTERED ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS - IS IT WORTH IT? By Erika van Zyl, ECA(SA) National Communications Manager All electrical contractors are required by law to be registered with Department of Labour; and ensure that all electrical work is performed in accordance with legislative requirements and any applicable codes of practice and technical standards. This registration entitles them to issue Certificates of Compliance – legally. Unregistered pirate contractors simply ignore such obligations. Do people who employ the services of 'pirate' electrical contractors realise that their choice of electrician – usually based on price – may have deadly consequences? Or that the electrical installation may be unsafe but, due