Cable Management FAQs

We are often asked a number of different questions about Cable Management, here are the most frequently asked. If you have a query that hasn’t been covered in the topics below, please feel free to call us on 0330 6600264 or email [email protected]

What is Cable Management?
Cable Management refers to an important step during the installation of equipment or the existing equipment of providing a means to tidily secure electrical, data and other cables.
Do I need Cable Management in my office?
This is a decision for the Duty Holder, the purpose of cable management is to support the cables using products such as cable trays, cable ladders and cable baskets providing a solution to enable your business to remove any “cable spaghetti” thereby removing any potential of crosstalk or interference whilst adhering to any Health and Safety policies to protect staff from slips and trips.
Why is it important to have cable management?
Cable Management refers to an important step during the installation of equipment or the existing equipment of providing a means to tidily secure electrical, data and other cables. Cable management is important in many fields, such as IT, communications, power distribution, facility wiring, local area networks, etc. The purpose of which is to support the cables using products such as cable trays, cable ladders and cable baskets which support a cable through cabling routes.

What are the risks if I don’t have cable management?
Cables can easily become tangled, making them difficult to work with, sometimes resulting in devices accidentally becoming unplugged as you attempt to move a cable. Such cases are known as “cable spaghetti”.