pat testing

December 2016

Potentially lethal iron found in rental property

By |2020-01-20T20:57:57+00:00December 6th, 2016|Failures, Landlords|

We carry out PAT testing in rented properties for landlords and lettings agents all over Tyne and Wear; this iron was found recently in a house occupied by students in Newcastle upon Tyne. You can't just put an appliance into a property and expect the tenant to look after and maintain in, you need to do regular checks otherwise [...]

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December 2013

Is PAT Testing a Legal Requirement?

By |2020-01-20T20:20:53+00:00December 30th, 2013|PAT Testing Info|

PAT testing, as a procedure, is not, in itself a legal requirement.  However, and this is a BIG BUT... current UK legislation states that businesses MUST maintain safe electrical equipment, that they have a legal responsibility to ensure the safety of employees and the public.  Because the process of PAT testing is considered the most effective method for doing [...]

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June 2013

Landlords warned to check danger-alert electric goods

By |2020-01-20T21:12:27+00:00June 12th, 2013|Landlords|

Landlords warned to check danger-alert electric goods Landlords have been advised to be super-vigilant about electrical products that they already have in their properties, plus any new ones they supply, such as fridge freezers, cookers and tumble dryers. Find out about our service for Landlords pat testing The warning comes after a continuing spate of safety alerts and product [...]

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