Pat Testing Services

Relevant links to the legal framework are:

Health and Safety at Work Act 1974      Electricity at Work Regulations 1989

 Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998       

 Management of Health & Safety @ Work Regulations 1999

Legal requirements

To provide a safer working environment there are specific legislative requirements in place to protect employers and employees from potential risks associated with electricity and electrical work equipment. Every employer and self employed person has a duty to comply with legal provisions, so far as reasonably practicable.

This section is intended to guide you through the legislation relevant to In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment.

Pat testing frequency

The Memorandum of Guidance on the Electricity at Work Regulations from the Health & Safety Executive suggests that regular inspection o f equipment is an essential part of any preventive maintenance program Inside outside’s professional approach to this is based on the recommended frequency for Testing and Inspections, established by credible Electrical Institutions, such as the IET. (who write the Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment) and the NIC. highly regarded National Inspection Council covering electrical installations, as well as our own experience of Testing and Inspecting in various types of business environments.

Regular annual Testing for most businesses has proven, in our experience, to consistently reduce the risks associated with portable electrical equipment and its wiring.

 The Benefits Will Mean a Working Safer  and Peace of Mind