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Portable Appliance Testing


Portable appliance testing (PAT) is the term used to describe the examination of electrical appliances and equipment to ensure they are safe to use.

Any electrical item with a lead and 13amp plug.

Most electrical safety defects can be found by visual examination, but some types of defect can only be found by testing. However, it is essential to understand that visual examination is an essential part of the process because some types of electrical safety defect can't be detected by testing alone.

The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 require that any electrical equipment that has the potential to cause injury is maintained in a safe condition.

If in business, schools or charity’s, most Insurance companies now insist that portable electrical equipment used by anyone is tested regularly for electrical safety and documented

At Steve Pratt Portable Appliance Testing we can fit a testing visit around you

We can test items In Shops, Offices, Schools, Collages, Churches, Landlord property’s, Factory’s, Beauty Parlours & Kitchens

Also, DJ Equipment, Tradesman’s Tools (including 110v), Trade Show Exhibitors

Call Steve for information on Testing Packages and quotes to suit you and your business.

We also test Microwaves for their Power & Energy Measurement to ensure the microwave is cooking at the correct temperature

A separate test report is produced for this service.

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Steve Pratt Pest Control Ltd

47 Connaught Road



07835 666848

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