PAT TESTING (Portable Appliance Test)Do I need my electrical appliances inspected and tested?Electrical appliance inspection and testing is an integral part of any business or organisations health & safety policy. The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 Act place a legal accountability on employers, employees and self-employed persons to comply. This in effect requires the implementation of a regular and documented program of maintenance, inspection and testing. When should I have my electrical items inspected and tested?•Where portable electrical appliances are used by employees.•Hire of portable electrical appliances.•Sale of second hand goods.•Repaired or serviced appliances.•Where the public may use appliances in establishments such as schools, holiday cottages, hotels and churches etc.
How can we help with your PAT testing requirements?999 Fire and Safety provide everything you would require to comply with your insurance policy or health and safety examiner, to show that you comply with your legal obligations as an employer with regards to maintaining your portable electrical appliances. •Free Microsoft Excel Report detailing all the assets and test results•Free estimates and quotations•Competitive rates.•Experienced staff with years of experience.•We provide special offers and discounts if we already service your fire extinguishers. •Out of operating hours service or weekends at no extra cost.•Extensive experience in various industry sectors. •PAT Testing covering County Durham, Darlington, Bishop Auckland and Barnard Castle.999 Fire and Safety use the latest Seaward Apollo 500 and 600 computerised PAT testing equipment. All basic repairs including rewiring of plugs and fuse replacement will all be included in the fixed inspection. We use small unobtrusive labels displaying the date, tester, appliance id and our contact details, that comply with the latest 4th edition labelling requirements.
Is PAT Testing a Legal Requirement?The Government has put regulations into place require that any electrical equipment that has the potential to cause injury is maintained in a safe condition. The most effective way to ensure that these regulations are met is through PAT testing.•PAT testing helps you comply with regulations including:•The Electricity at Work Regulations of 1989•Health and Safety at Work Act of 1974•The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations of 1999•The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations of 1998