PAT Testing for schools, hotels, offices and shops across London and Kent

Portable appliance testing (PAT) is the term used to describe the examination of electrical appliances and equipment to ensure they are safe to use. Most electrical safety defects can be found by visual examination but some types of defect can only be found by testing.

Fixed wiring in buildings Guidance from the IET, published under the IEE and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recommends that a competent person must inspect the installation regularly in any public building or a place that people work. They suggest initial intervals for combined inspection and testing that range from three months (for construction equipment) to one year (certain types of appliance in schools, hotels, offices and shops).

For all business PAT testing contact Current direction – for repeat business on all testing we offer loyalty discounts.