PAT Testing Risk Assessment Approach
PAT Testing

As many of you know, the old adage that PAT testing must be carried out annually is a myth that has been spread by bad PAT testing companies looking to make more money out of you. Some businesses will test many of their items annually, some may be bound by a tenancy or lease agreement […]

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School PAT Testing
School PAT Testing

Finally, the summer is upon is. And I don’t just mean the weather. Children and teachers from all over the country are welcoming the start of the summer holidays. But it’s not fun for everyone involved; caretakers and estates managers are about to embark on one of the busiest periods of the year. The traditional […]

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PAT Testing for Home Workers
PAT Testing for Home Workers

I’d like to thank everyone at Google for their excellent Google Analytics tool. Not only does it allow you to track visitors to your site in great detail, you can even find out how visitors find your site in the first place, what search engine they came from and what search term they used. Yesterday […]

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Cafe PAT Testing
Cafe PAT Testing

Today’s blog post fits in nicely with the PAT testing frequency query that I previously answered. With some businesses, it may initially not be that obvious what category you fall under when trying to decide how often you need to PAT test. A cafe, restaurant, bar or pub would come under several categories depending on […]

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Vending Machine PAT Testing

“We hire our vending machines in our office. Whose responsibility is it to make sure they’re PAT tested?” This is a simple one really – it’s up to the machine owner to ensure that the equipment they provide you is safe. The same applies for all hired appliances, from vending machines & water coolers, to […]

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PAT Testing Frequency

When visiting clients we often get asked the question; “How often does my equipment need PAT testing?” The common misconception is that it needs carrying out once a year. Another is that it doesn’t need carrying out at all! So which is it? Well, neither are true and there are many things to consider before […]

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