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Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)

Examination of electrical appliances is called Portable Appliance Testing (PAT), and it is designed to ensure that your equipment is safe to use. Basically, our engineers will test anything with a plug on it. Our electrician will provide a certificate detailing what appliances have been tested. PAT Testing is a periodically testing process of your electrical appliances to ensure they are safe to use and should be an essential part of any company’s health and safety policy.

It is a legal requirement to maintain all portable electrical equipment in a safe condition. Therefore, the only way to comply with that is to carry out PAT testing and establish an appropriate schedule. So whilst PAT testing itself isn‘t legally required it’s a recognised way to ensure compliance with the various regulations such as:

Health and Safety at Work; the safety at Work Act 1974; Regulations 1999, the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, etc. Furthermore, The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 puts the responsibility of care upon both the employers and the staff to ensure the safety of all persons using the work premises.

PAT Testing is not the same as Electrical Installation Condition Report. The testing doesn‘t look at the actual wiring of a property of the fuse board.


The Electrical Safety Council’s Guidance recommends PAT Testing to help landlord’s obligations to be sure that any portable electrical appliances provided to the tenant are safe at the point of letting and at periodic intervals after that. Tenants should also be provided with full instruction manuals and be told to read and follow them.


Snow White Handyman believes that electrical safety testing should be made available to everyone, so call u today and book your PAT Testing. We always pride ourselves in offering a quick response to our customers.

Our works are guaranteed and fully insured.

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