Substation Safety Survey

Are you thinking about buying a house next to an electric substation or pylons? If so, it’s important to take a UKPN Substation EMF Safety Survey.

Electric substations and pylons emit electromagnetic radiation through both low-frequency and radio-frequency radiation. Medical evidence is still inconclusive overall, but studies published in prestigious academic journals have linked high EMF emissions from various sources to higher incidences of a wide range of problems. These include asthma, brain tumors, suicide, and lymphatic, bone marrow, and salivary gland cancers.

Substation safety is critical because electrical lines are connected and switched at these substations and voltage is changed by transformers. Substations range in size from very small to quite large. Electricity pylons are tall structures used to support overhead power lines.

Substations often hire outside engineers to conduct substation surveys to ensure that the substations are meeting government-mandated substation safety requirements. Engineers conducting these substation assessments make recommendations around proper voltage levels, grounding, and insulation, for example.

Still, before putting houses on the market, sellers living near substations or pylons often conduct their own home EMF Safety Surveys. If your prospective seller hasn’t already done so, then you as the buyer should order one.

UK Power Networks, which uses customer land for some of its substations, offers free home visits to test its electrical equipment and compare readings against those of home appliances, subsequently issuing reports to customers.

Alternatively, you can hire a consultancy firm specialising in EMF emissions to conduct a thorough EMF Safety Survey. The surveyor will check each room and the garden for the extent of emissions, identifying any hotspots caused by external sources such as substations or pylons as well as by home electrical wiring, household appliances, electronic devices, and smart meters, in homes where a smart meter is installed.

The surveyor can also issue recommendations for eliminating or reducing EMF emissions in your home. For example, when radio-frequency radiation stems from an external source, it’s sometimes possible to screen windows with net curtain material to lower penetration levels.

Home buyers and sellers can also obtain detailed EMF safety reports which include recommendations.

Although your electricity provider should be conducting its own substation surveys and substation assessments, you need to be make sure for yourself of any risks associated with radiation emissions, whether external or internal, before purchasing a home. An EMF Safety Survey can be a great help to your buying decision.

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Laima Blaauw
Laima Blaauw
13:40 04 May 20
EMF Inspections Ltd is one of the most efficient companies I've come across. Atanas responded to my enquiry promptly... and I had survey done and clear report sent over to me faster than I expected it. Very satisfied with the speed of communication and the service, and therefore, would recommend the company to anyone who needs a peace of mind over EMF issues.read more
mabooie .
mabooie .
07:33 16 Apr 20
Great company, friendly, professional and definitely worth the piece of mind.
Ellie Hajee
Ellie Hajee
13:27 06 Mar 20
Booked a survey in the afternoon, and had the inspection the following morning at 9.30 am. Fantastic service. Would... highly recommend.read more
Chris Turner
Chris Turner
15:07 26 Jan 20
Very happy with the service we was provided. We were responded to very quickly and got booked in for a reading in the... matter of days. Very professional service.read more
Thomas G
Thomas G
16:02 09 Dec 19
We have used their services for low frequency EMF survey on a house in Surrey. I was very happy with how knowledgeable... and accommodating Atanas was throughout the whole process and would happily recommend their services to my friends and family.read more
Maria
Maria
10:33 20 Nov 19
I moved into a new property recently and started having some problems with my sleep. As the electricity meter and... consumer unit where situated within the property in a cupboard in the kitchen I started thinking that perhaps this had something to do with it as they could possibly be generating high level of EMF'S. I instructed EMF Inspections Ltd to carry out both a Low and High Frequency Radiation surveys at my property. The lady who carried out the inspection, Donika, was very professional, polite and knowledgable about the subject and after carrying out both inspections reassured me that my home was very safe. She spent time explaining many aspects of how EMF's are generated by appliances,etc and how we can protect ourselves from such EMF's just by simply not standing next to them. She was very thorough and when she left I felt reassured that my sleep problems had nothing to do with EMF's and it was more likely to do with the stress of moving to a new home. I cannot thank her enough for having the peace of mind that I now have.read more
Karen Andrewartha
Karen Andrewartha
01:01 15 Nov 19
I can’t recommend this company more highly. Atanas was so helpful throughout the booking process and his... communication was excellent. I felt so well listened to, and the company were available with short notice at a time that was perfect for ourselves and the vendor of our property.Donika completed our survey for us and was absolutely wonderful! She was friendly, knowledgeable and made me feel completely at ease. Donika completed the survey so thoroughly, explaining readings to me as we went, and gave me excellent feedback at the end of the survey. We then received a very detailed personalised report with highest/lowest and average readings taken from each room in the house, garden and driveway. Atanas also included some helpful documents to explain more about EMF in the email.I really cannot express how pleased I was with this company from start to finish, and would like to thank Atanas and Donika very much for putting our minds at rest xread more
Richard Snashall
Richard Snashall
11:12 30 Oct 19
Very speedy service and a comprehensive and clear report at the end. It really gave me confidence to proceed with my... house purchase.read more
Noemi Diamantini
Noemi Diamantini
18:35 16 Oct 19
Very good experience! I could book the service quickly and Atanas was helpful throughout the process. I got my report... in one day which was pretty useful. Kudos to Donika that did the inspection for me; she was very nice and patient and answered promptly to all my questions and concerns.read more
Cem Salfati
Cem Salfati
19:19 16 Sep 19
Transparent, reliable, expert service. Very responsive to questions. Would recommend their service!
Eric Allen
Eric Allen
19:39 10 Jun 19
The survey by EMF Inspections helped to put my mind at ease when purchasing a property with nearby mobile phone masts.... They were polite and prompt, and provided a detailed report on their findings including their evaluation of the potential health risk. I would happily work with them againread more
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