PAT Testing requirements for Landlords

We often get asked about Pat Testing Requirements from Landlords who are responsible, and do not want to fall foul of their electrical safety obligations under the current law by not having essential electrical safety tests and periodic checks on their premises. In house portable appliance testing is recommended when letting out premises to tenants, […]

PAT Testing for Residential Care & Private Nursing Homes

Thankfully these modern worthy establishments are now ever more on the increase in providing an alternative comprehensive range of care for dearly loved elderly folk. Whilst in attendance of a recently modernised property, we observed that there were a considerable amount of various portable appliances throughout the building mostly owned by the Nursing Home and some […]

PAT Testing – How can it keep your business safe?

For this blog, I asked Paul Duchanan to write a blog on the importance on PAT testing for Businesses and Landlords. Paul carries out all PAT testing for Powercor and ensures that all of our customers are compliant with legislation as well as working & living in a safe environment. Why is PAT Testing so […]

What is PAT Testing & What do you need to do to comply?

What is PAT Testing? 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. However, it is essential to understand […]


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