PAT Testing Info

Useful information regarding portable appliance testing – almost anything could be getting discussed here, but it will always be to do with PAT testing.

 

Do new electrical goods need PAT tested before use?

  Do new electrical goods need PAT tested before using? They shouldn't. New electrical appliances should be safe when manufactured, and are tested before leaving the factory, so there should be no need for you to have to PAT test them before using them.  However, some company policies do require new equipment to be tested before being put into service, so really it depends on your own policy. Perhaps consider a risk assessment to decide.  If you're unsure of the safety of the appliance, don't know how well maintained it has been since being made, or if you've bought it [...]

By |2019-08-07T11:51:28+00:00July 15th, 2019|PAT Testing Info|Comments Off on Do new electrical goods need PAT tested before use?

Will I get into trouble if I don’t get PAT done?

Depending on how severe the situation is, the penalty for failure to meet legal obligations on electrical appliance safety can be as high as 2 year's imprisonment, as well as unlimited financial penalty. Of course, we are not judge or jury so these figures may have changed/may change.  Don't take the risk to save a little bit of money, at the end of the day you are obligated as an employer or business owner to provide a duty of care to your employees and the public    

By |2019-08-07T11:50:59+00:00April 23rd, 2019|PAT Testing Info|Comments Off on Will I get into trouble if I don’t get PAT done?

I need a PAT testing Certificate

PAT testing Certificates We carry out inspections and testing on portable electrical appliances, in order to provide you with a PAT testing Certificate.  How do you get hold of a PAT testing Certificate? You know you need a PAT testing certificate but don't know how to get hold of one; to do so, you need your portable appliances testing (PAT).  Portable appliances are all electrical appliances fitted with a plug, that are detachable (or portable) from the main electricity supply by unplugging from the socket outlet.  Your portable appliances may be computers in the office, kitchen appliances in [...]

By |2019-08-07T11:55:47+00:00November 24th, 2017|PAT Testing Info|Comments Off on I need a PAT testing Certificate