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Subcontract PAT Testing work to us

By |2020-04-26T18:36:04+00:00November 26th, 2019|DRA News / Info|

Subcontract PAT Testing Subcontract PAT testing jobs to us to reduce your costs of sending your own staff to our area, or if you are a local electrician, FM company, etc. we can do your PAT testing work on your behalf.  If you need help fulfilling your PAT testing contracts here in the North East we may [...]

Benefits of using our service

By |2020-04-22T15:29:16+00:00October 23rd, 2019|DRA News / Info|

When it comes to searching for a suitable PAT testing company they're ten a penny. Most likely offer a similar service; they all do pretty much the same thing.  Each PAT company sends an engineer to your workplace to test all your portable appliances, put some labels on and then later sends you a report.  So what makes [...]

We are seeking a Trainee PAT Engineer

By |2020-04-26T18:57:47+00:00May 16th, 2019|DRA News / Info|

Trainee PAT Engineer We are not currently recruiting for any PAT testing roles We are looking to appoint a new PAT Testing engineer (trainee initially) It's over a year since we appointed the last one; originally on a 1-day per week contract he now works 5 days a week full time. We are looking to bring [...]

New guide to improve consumer product safety recalls

By |2020-05-10T07:26:23+00:00January 6th, 2019|DRA News / Info|

BSI Code of Practice for product recalls (this is not our article; it has been taken direct from the UK Government website) BSI Code of Practice will help businesses understand what to do if their product needs to be recalled. Published 7 March 2018 From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Office for Product Safety and Standards, and Andrew [...]

Incidents involving electrical equipment reported in the media – December 2016 – April 2017

By |2020-05-06T11:52:47+00:00April 10th, 2017|DRA News / Info|

The following information highlights the importance of maintaining safe electrical appliances; this information was gathered by Electrical Safety First. Incidents involving electrical equipment reported in the media – December 2016 - April 2017 As far as we've been made aware these figures are not official, and that the real figure would be a lot higher, as not all incidents [...]

Seaward PAT Testing Equipment

By |2020-01-20T21:11:11+00:00May 24th, 2015|DRA News / Info|

Seaward are the industry leaders in PAT testing equipment, and are the providers of the equipment we use. Seaward PAT Testing Equipment, to us, is the only kit we'll consider using. Seaward are based in the North East of England, in the town of Peterlee in County Durham. When we get asked "what PAT tester should we get" we [...]

We Celebrated 5 years trading in 2014

By |2020-01-20T21:10:17+00:00December 7th, 2014|DRA News / Info|

It's hard to believe I've been working for myself for 5 years now; in some respects it seems like only yesterday, and in others it feels like 20 years but in October 2009 I set up my sole-trader business DRA Electricals. At the time I was living in Seaham, Co. Durham, so that's where the business began and what [...]

Versatile Seaward PAT technology supports DRA Electrical growth plans

By |2020-04-27T18:19:00+00:00August 26th, 2014|DRA News / Info|

Seaward PAT Testers This article about us was published in the Seaward industry news issue 36 in August 2014. Versatile electrical safety testing instrumentation is helping a specialist UK PAT company to grow by putting the emphasis on an all round preventative maintenance service. The Tyneside based DRA Electricals has recently passed the 100,000 PAT tests completed mark and [...]