DRA PAT Testing – We specialise in Portable Appliance Testing
- Reduces the risk of fires
- Reduces the risk of electric shock
- Finds dangerous and defective equipment
- Provides records of maintanence
- Confirms safety
- Helps you comply with legal regulations
Call us: 0191 500 6562
- Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) for mains wiring including hard wired appliances, and
- Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) for appliances that can be easily disconnected from the mains using a plug and socket system
Specialist PAT tester in Newcastle upon Tyne
Richard Ayre, trading as DRA PAT Testing specialises in Portable Appliance Testing. Based in Wallsend we cover North Tyneside and Newcastle primarily but also the North East of England. Our team are skilled, qualified and experienced PAT testers.
“I am Richard Ayre; I started DRA PAT Testing as DRA Electricals in 2009, and am very proud to have built up a reputation as an honest, reliable PAT tester who provides genuine, sensible advice and operates a risk-based approach to maintaining safe electrical equipment”.
What needs PAT Testing?
Any electrical appliance that can be removed from the main electricity by unplugging it needs regular maintenance to ensure it is safe and continues to be so; PAT testing is a type of maintenance.
Not sure what you need?
You’re not alone – plenty new clients know they need appliances tested but don’t know why, what, where to start etc. If this sounds like you email Richard to arrange a meeting or site visit.
Fast, efficient PAT Testing expert in Newcastle upon Tyne
With us you get the peace of mind that your portable appliances are being maintained to safe standards:
- Full visual inspections are carried out on every appliance (some competitors skip this essential step)
- In-scope maintenance carried out to ensure equipment is safe, included in the quoted price
- New replacement plugs and fuses supplied when needed
- Appropriate tests using industry leading PAT machines carried out as required
- PAT Reports and Certificates issued promptly (often the same day)
You get a full PAT Testing Report and Certificate (results not just labels)
We provide every client with an itemised PAT Report and PAT Testing Certificate confirming the appropriate testing has been done.
We guarantee minimal disruption to you and your team
Portable Appliance Testing, often referred to as PAT testing involves inspecting and testing electrical appliances that have plugs to ensure they meet legal electrical safety requirements. DRA PAT Testing carry out domestic, commercial and industrial PAT Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, North and South Tyneside, Tynemouth, North Shields, Washington, Sunderland and Durham, including all surrounding areas.
See what our customers say about us on our testimonial page; hundreds of customers work with us long term and our extensive knowledge of the equipment you use, makes us more than capable of doing a good job.
Why we need Portable Appliances Testing
It is a legal requirement to take preventative measures to ensure electrical equipment is safe to use; portable appliance testing is a preventative measure. The additional benefit of conducting regular “PAT tests” is the report and certificate provided shows evidence that you are taking preventative measures, thus complying with the regulations.
Why choose us for your PAT testing?
Working with us doesn’t have to be just a one-off service; we feel that an on-going relationship allows for preventative measures to be fully utilised to ensure your portable equipment maintains safe standards – we work with most of our clients long term, helping them with the compliance needs.
If you have an in-house maintenance department, you may just want to check they’re ticking all the right boxes so working with us will help you to clarify any concerns.
“Richard has just completed the PAT testing for our business once again. We have used him for many years, as he is always polite, professional, and their prices are incredibly competitive.”
DRA PAT Testing – There are no shocks with us!
Proving portable appliance testing throughout the North East including Newcastle upon Tyne, Jesmond, Gosforth, Wallsend, Tynemouth, North Shields, Gateshead, Team Valley, Durham, Washington, Sunderland, Seaham and Peterlee