Electrical Testing

PAT testing in the workplace

Over the years ‘Health & Safety’ has become a focal point in the UK. To keep members of the public and employees safe, the government has put in place Laws, Acts, and Regulation to ensure employers have a set of guidelines to abide by. For example, The electricity at work regulation of 1989, Health and

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Electrical socket damage explained

Electrical systems can be complicated and if not handled correctly, the damage can be very severe. By taking simple precautions you can reduce the risk of bodily injuries, death, and fire. As a business owner there are a few preventive assessments you can do. For example, PAT Test, Visual analysis of your electrical equipment/search for

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When are emergency electrical services required?

The repercussions of ignoring basic fire hazards could potentially shut your business down. Majority of small/privately owned businesses will struggle to recover after a major fire. Keeping an eye out for possible hazards will protect your business, employees, and members of the public. According to stats provided by electrical safety first.org 19,300 domestic fires and

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Commercial electrician explained

A commercial electrician is an individual who specifically works on commercial properties, for example, office buildings, high rises, shopping malls, restaurants, and government buildings. Many aspects of the job are similar to those of a residential electrician. The main difference is commercial electricians work on bigger systems which are more complex than those of a

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HOW IMPORTANT IS ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE?

IMPORTANCE OF ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE Mostly electrical maintenance is neglected, yet it is crucially essential.  Electricians are only called in case of a new installation or a noticeable problem, usually associated with some part of the wiring, connectors, or fuse board. You should know that timely maintenance can play a crucial role in ensuring the safety

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What is a PAT Test

What is a PAT Test Portable Appliance Testing is usually recognized as “PAT”. So what is a PAT Test? PAT Testing is the term used to explain the testing of electrical equipment used to demonstrate that they are safe to use. The official term for this process is “in-service inspection & testing of electrical equipment”.

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PAT Testing Regulations

PAT Testing Regulations PAT testing is the name of Portable Appliances Testing in several countries like the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. With PAT testing regulations, electrical items and appliances are checked regularly for safety. The official term for this process is “service inspection and electrical equipment testing”. Here, we are going to

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Fixed testing in the Workplace

Fixed Electrical testing in the Workplace – EICR Checking the condition of your electrical systems on a regular basis is vital for detecting and preventing potential hazards. Fixed testing is a major part of this Fixed testing, also known as Electrical Installation Condition Reporting or periodic inspection, is a systematic test of all of the

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