PAT Testing

Portable appliance testing or PAT Testing is the process of checking electrical appliances for safety through a series of visual inspections and electronic tests, if you are looking for East Sussex PAT Testing then Orbital Electrical Solutions can help.

East Sussex Portable Appliance Testing

Why do I need Portable Appliance Testing?

In a nutshell it’s all about safety and also meeting your legal obligations as a landlord or business owner. It is a safety regulation to ensure that any people, workers, or tenants who could interact with portable electrical appliances are not at risk of injury.

There simplest way of ensuring any such appliances are safe to use is to have a PAT test carried out on them.

What is done during Portable Appliance Testing?

Orbital Electrical Solutions who carry out many East Sussex PAT Testing inspections will send out one of their qualified electricians to establish the safety and suitability of your electrical appliances. A visual inspection of the plug and lead will be followed by the use of  PAT Testing equipment that applies test signals into the cable and appliance to confirm its safety and integrity.

Who should carry out PAT Testing?

Electrical work must only be carried out by those qualified to do so because they have necessary knowledge, skill and experience needed to avoid danger to themselves and others. Orbital Electrical Solutions electricians have the qualifications and experience to carry out Portable Appliance Testing.

What do I get when the PAT test is complete?

Once the portable appliance testing and inspection is complete you will receive a detailed report that confirms the following information:

A clear inventory containing each type of appliance identified by type, name, location and description
A full set of test results for each appliance tested
A full list of any failed items with an explanation of their failure and recommendations
Each appliance will be labelled with a clearly visible ‘pass’ or ‘fail’ label detailing the inspection date, next test due and the inspector’s signature.

Orbital Electrical Solutions will also talk you through the report after carrying out the inspection and testing, they will provide recommendations and further action to be taken with regard to failed appliances.

Please feel free to contact us on 01797 253844 or 07765 626 668 alternatively email us on our contact page to learn more about or book in East Sussex PAT Testing.