PAT Testing for Landlords – What You Need to Know

how often should pat testing be done

How Often Should Pat Testing Be Done?

Have you ever wondered what those little labels attached to electrical equipment in the office, branded with ‘tested’ followed by a date, are for? That label signifies that a piece…
what needs pat testing

What Needs PAT Testing – A Complete Guide

Portable appliance testing (PAT testing) is widely accepted as best practice in most industries. It’s a simple way for employers to ensure workplace electrical equipment is safe and maintained in…
how to become a pat tester

How To Become a PAT Tester

You don’t have to be a certified electrician to perform PAT testing. But don’t rush off and buy your own machine yet. Because the law states that PAT tests can…
PAT Testing Checklist

PAT Testing Checklist

Imagine you’re on your way to the airport. Suddenly, your stomach drops. Did you lock the front door? Of course, you did. Or did you? No. You definitely did. But what…
PAT Testing Risk Assessment

PAT Testing Risk Assessment

For any workplace, a well-prepared risk assessment saves time, stress and, potentially, lives. But if you’re reading a health and safety blog, you probably know this already. This guide looks specifically…
PAT Testing Regulations UK

PAT Testing Regulations UK – Explained

Just a single spark from a faulty electrical appliance could start a fire that destroys your business. Conducting regular Portable Appliance Testing (PAT testing) will help to prevent this and…
Is PAT Testing a Legal Requirement

Is PAT Testing a Legal Requirement?

Faulty or misused electrical appliances are a major cause of fires in domestic and non-domestic buildings in the UK. Portable Appliance Testing, often referred to as PAT testing, was designed…