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What is Portable Appliance Testing?

What is a PAT test? A PAT test is a routine procedure including an inspection and possibly a series of tests conducted on electrical appliances to make sure they are safe to be used.  The purpose of the PAT test is to prevent or reduce the chance of electrical accidents in the workplace. A full PAT test, sometimes referred to as 'inspection and testing' should include both a visual inspection by a competent person and one or more tests using specialist PAT testing equipment. These tests could include tests for earth continuity, lead polarity and insulation resistance - basically, checking [...]

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