Useful information regarding portable appliance testing – almost anything could be getting discussed here, but it will always be to do with PAT testing.
12 Reasons why electric shock accidents involve portable appliances so often (number 8 may shock you!)
One of the biggest problems in any workplace is the use of portable electrical equipment. Referred to as portable appliances, electrical equipment fitted with a plug presents a high risk of becoming damaged and thus dangerous. Portable appliances include any electrical appliances that can be plugged in and include computers, kettles, toasters, heaters, hair driers, power tools, etc. Considered the main problem with portable appliances is that they have a flexible insulated electric cable, which is used to connect it to the plug and aid its movement, that can easily become damaged. Additionally not all cables are secured to the [...]