in all areas of Devon
City & Guilds
Inspection and Testing qualified.
You may have thought
at one point how
Bosch appliances and other popular brands of appliances have become
reliable and credible over the years. Popular appliance brands have earned
their credibility because they have been constantly passing appliance
tests. Passing these tests also helped them to continuously improve their
products. If you want to have your appliances and other electronic devices
tested, you need not look further. Read on to know more.
Portable Appliance Testing ?
The 'Inspection and Testing of In-Service Electrical equipment' (usually
referred to as Portable appliance testing or PAT), was introduced to
enable companies & organisations to comply with the Electricity at Work
Regulations. In order to comply with these regulations it is necessary to
have in place a program of inspection and electrical safety testing of
portable appliances. Other legislation of specific relevance to electrical
maintenance is the - The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, the Management
of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999, the Workplace (Health, Safety
and Welfare) Regulations 1992, and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment
Should I have my appliances tested?
The Electricity At Work Regulations 1989, The Health & Safety At Work Act
1974, and The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 put
requirements on employers, employees and the self-employed to insure the
safety of appliances used in the workplace. These regulations also apply
to landlords.(to follow)
Which appliances need to be tested?
The regulations cover all items of in-service electrical equipment, this
includes all movable items connected to the mains supply by 13A BS1363
plugs, BS EN60309-2 industrial plugs or hard wired items such as cookers &
heaters. In addition to being responsible for the safety of their own
portable appliances, companies are also responsible for the safety of
electrical equipment brought on to site by employees and contractors.
How often do they need to be tested?
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PAT Excel for your testing?
Once you have decided to use our services, simply fill in the
enquiry form or
telephone our office, where a member of staff will book in the required
works on a day and time to suit you. We will also advise you if there is
anything you need to do prior to the engineer’s arrival. The engineer will
then using the latest PAT equipment, test your appliances and log them.
All items that pass will be issued a green test label. Should any items
fail the test, they will be issued with a red label. If they have failed
due to incorrectly rated fuses these will be changed by the engineer free
of charge. On completion of the testing you will be issued a detailed
asset list of all items that have been tested, plus a certificate to show
you are complying with the regulations. Failed items will be reported to
your onsite representative at the end of each day.
What we offer you is a problem free, programmed service enabling an easy
and consistent flow for all your testing. We carry out the testing in an
efficient and scheduled manner, ensuring minimal disruption. We take care
of all your retesting with our planned management service and inform you
when the further testing is required, we will contact you to arrange a
suitable period for the testing to be carried out and our engineers will
attend your premises as arranged.
We are also able to offer other services that combine all your testing in
one easily manageable package. Reducing not only the outlay by you but
also the disruption that may be caused. These services are Electrical
Installation Testing & Inspecting, Fire Alarm Testing & Maintenance,
Emergency Lighting Testing & Maintenance as well as general electrical
maintenance and installation.
We can provide training and log book for all daily/weekly testing that
needs to be carried out to a competent member of staff.
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