The Electricity at Work Act states that all systems shall be maintained so far as is practically possible to prevent danger. It is however a Myth that all items need testing annually & sometimes a simple visual inspection will suffice, we will advise you according to the guidance of HSE and Niceic.
Remember though everyday wear and tear on portable electrical appliances can cause damage resulting in the risk of electric shock or even fire. Employers, institutions and landlords have a statutory responsibility to ensure that all portable appliances on their premises are safe for use.
Portable Appliance Testing – the Cost Effective Choice
PAT testing is cost effective – many employers and landlords have seen real reductions in their insurance premiums by adopting the correct PAT testing regime.
At Mobil8, we ensure that all work is carried out by our Technicians qualified to City & Guilds 2377 inspection & testing standard.
Portable Appliance Testing – How?
This is where Mobil8 Testing comes in. Our Technicians are trained to inspect electrical items and to check for potential defects and damage which could cause problems, following up with a full electrical test. All items are Identified, Labelled and a comprehensive Equipment reporting pack produced for your records, including a full Asset Register with retest periods and details of remedial repairs and recommendations where appropriate.
Mobil8Portable Appliance Test (Pat Testing) Includes:
1. A Thorough Visual Inspection
2. Check Plug and internal connections
3. Check Fuse rating
4. Functional Checks
5. Earth Continuity Test
*All results are stored on Metrel / Seaward Software enabling them to be tailored to your requirements.
Mobil8 can also undertake rewires, repairs and modifications to Antique Lamps and recycled Electrical items.