MR Portable Appliance Testing
MR Portable Appliance Testing

Portable Appliance Testing Throughout the West Midlands

Why Test

There is no legal requirement for businesses to test portable appliances, however you do have an obligation to keep staff visitors and clients safe from harm from electricityy. The Health and Safety Executive recommend Portable Appliance Testing as one of the key elements in providing a safe environment. Testing on a regular basis therefore helps to keep your work environment safe and should a incident occur provides evidence that you have not ignored risks.

What is PAT Testing

Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) tests all portable electrical equipment in work places. This can range from computers to kettles through to power tools and vacuum cleaners. Anything that is portable and electric should be tested. This is generally anything with a plug. Commonly items are tested annually but the frequency should be determined on a risk basis. The HSE publish guidlines for assessing the risks and determining the frequency of testing.

Any questions?

MR Portable Appliance Testing
8 Finsbury Drive
Telford

TF2 9GU

Tel: 07765 681707

E-mail: martyn@mr-pat-testing.co.uk

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