Articles related to electrical equipment safety tips mainly around portable appliance testing in schools

Socket safety – why do we use socket covers when they’re not needed?

Please don't use these electric socket covers These plastic 'socket protectors' or 'socket protective covers' are not made to any British Standard and the pin dimensions tend not to comply with BS1363, which often results in internal damage to the socket outlet contacts or their [...]

By |2023-08-16T10:24:29+00:00February 2nd, 2019|Safety tips, Schools|

Get your school PAT tested during the school holidays

It's not too late to arrange the PAT Testing at your school for the summer holidays; we still have some space for you, but hurry - we can't guarantee the space for long. The school holidays are the best time to get portable appliances tested; it's easier for us to [...]

By |2022-03-07T10:09:19+00:00June 22nd, 2016|Schools|

Frequency of PAT testing in schools

Frequency of PAT Testing in Schools What is the recommended frequency of PAT testing in schools? If you go by current guidance the frequency of pat testing in schools is annual however when you break this down you can utilise a risk assessment to increase the period [...]

By |2020-02-24T22:23:49+00:00June 22nd, 2016|Schools|
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