Every business wants the peace of mind that comes with using the safest possible equipment, but when it comes to control panels, it’s more important than ever. In this blog we look at the main reasons why it’s so vital to keep your control panels working safely, and what you can do to make sure they stay that way.


Why are safe control panels so important?


Enhanced productivity – As business owners we all know that downtime is expensive. Every minute that your business isn’t able to complete its operations due to faulty control panels is costing you money. Taking measures to reduce the likelihood of your control panels breaking down, and getting it dealt with as swiftly as possible when they do is all key to maintaining a profitable and productive business.


Protected reputation – Often a business’s ability to survive is built on the delivery of its goods and services on time, every time. Failing to take the correct precautions to avoid delays made due to panel issues jeopardises your company’s reputation and your relationships with customers.


Reduced risk of accidents and injuries – Faulty control panels can cause dangerous accidents in the workplace. You have a moral and legal obligation to protect all the people your business works with and having the safest control panels in place is a key part to reducing the risk to others.


What can you do to make your control panels safe?


Now that we’ve been through the reasons control panel safety is so important, let’s look at the action you can take to make sure your control panels are the safest they can possibly be.


Selecting the right manufacturer – RDM Installations was borne out of control manufacturer Pace Automated Systems, so we know a thing or two about what goes into making high-quality control panels. Making sure you select the best control panel manufacturer for the job is crucial to ensuring the safety of your control panels for the duration you have them in use.


Choosing the right industrial electrical installations company – Once the panel has been manufactured, this next step is vital. If the best control panel in the world is poorly installed, it automatically becomes unsafe. Using a highly accredited and experienced industrial electrical installations firm like RDM Installations is paramount to starting as you mean to go on with robust, safe control systems in place.


Preventative maintenance – At RDM Installations, we believe that failing to plan is planning to fail. That’s why we recommend and will produce for our customers, a clear and comprehensive plan based on your quality assurance programme to ensure the safety of your control panels is maintained and any possible issues are avoided before they even have a chance to arise.


Corrective maintenance – In the event your control panel does break down, RDM Installations are only a phone call away. We’re on hand to ensure that any issues are resolved as quickly and efficiently as possible, getting your operations back up and running faster than many of our less experienced competitors.


At RDM Installations, we really are the control panel safety experts. With over 30 years of experience working with control panels, we offer a highly accredited service that never fails to deliver. If you would like to discuss any of our control panel installation or maintenance services or guarantees, please don’t hesitate to phone us on 01484 664330.