PAT Testing, most commonly called or maybe ‘portable and fixed appliance testing’, can also be called ‘in-service inspection and testing’. This is the term used to describe the examination of electrical appliances and equipment to ensure they are safe to use.
All businesses must ensure that any electrical appliances, capable of causing harm, which includes kettles and toasters, are safely maintained.
Our electrical repair technicians know what a hassle any electrical problems can be, which is why we’ll always respond to any requests for service as quickly as possible. And because all of our technicians are licensed, background checked, and professionally trained, you’re guaranteed to receive the best quality service and workmanship available when you call us. We can assist with all your electric needs including:
The frequency of portable and fixed appliance testing varies depending on multiple factors including the type and location.
The HSE document on ‘Maintaining portal electrical equipment’ gives a good measure of what’s needed and here at SJB Smart Electricals, we can help.
Heavy industrial and high risk equipment may need to be tested as often as every six months. Some cables, leads, plugs, and stationary office equipment (i.e. photocopiers, computers and printers) may only need to be tested once every few years.
If you’re re-opening or have been running during 2021 lockdown, then make sure you’re keeping your team and business safe. We’re offering PAT testing from £50 for businesses in Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Chestershire, Merseyside. Get in touch to make your booking, slots now available from June.
Whether your business is closed or still operating during lockdown, making sure your PAT Testing is up to date remains your legal responsibility. To make sure you’re doing everything to protect everyone in your business and your premises, fill in the form opposite to get the advice and support from our professionals at a time that suits you.