There are a number of reasons why you may require electrical PAT testing. Usually, the local electricians at RBE Electrical Ltd perform this service for landlords and business owners. We also help homeowners in Bracknell, Farnborough, Reading, Slough and the surrounding areas who may have concerns about electrical appliances and want them double-checked for peace of mind.
Regardless of the reason, we are on hand to offer a professional electrical testing service with minimal fuss and reliable results. Where required, we can provide any necessary repairs or upgrades, including rewires.
PAT testing is the routine inspection of electrical appliances to ensure they are safe to use. Periodic PAT tests prevent electrical accidents, improving safety in the home or workplace.
Electrical PAT testing involves a visual inspection as well as a more in-depth check with specialist equipment. Some things our local electricians check include earth continuity, lead polarity and insulation resistance.
The items we test include:
While PAT testing is not a legal requirement, it is an effective way for employers to comply with the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. It is also beneficial to homeowners and landlords who want to maximise safety within their properties.