Portable appliance testing (PAT) is the term used to describe the examination of electrical appliances and equipment to ensure they are safe to use.
Only available in Suffolk, North Essex and South Norfolk
Most electrical safety defects can be found by visual examination but some types of defect can only be found by testing.
The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 require that any electrical equipment that has the potential to cause injury is maintained in a safe condition, however doesn’t specify how frequently it’s needed.
This service is best suited for person’s who rent or holiday let a fully furnished home or commercial premises where there’s a lot of electrical equipment such as a office.