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IET Code of Practice Update

The Code of Practice for PAT testing from the IET has been updated and is now in its fourth edition. The IET update their code publications to ensure that regulation guidelines are followed, to help businesses understand their obligations with regards PAT testing, and to help PAT testing engineers carry out PAT procedures effectively within […]

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Encouraging Safety, Dispelling Ignorance

We are sometimes asked about appliances which are owned by workers and whether employers need to ensure they are PAT tested prior to allowing them free use in the workplace. This is an interesting question and is one that many business owners find difficult to answer either way. They are unsure whether they themselves are […]

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Visual Inspections: Ten Things your Eyes can Spot

This week we’ve been considering the process of testing and in particular the visual test and the kind of things you can spot on a visual inspection. A very experienced professional PAT tester once told us that in all the years he had been carrying out PAT procedures, he had failed items more times on […]

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What is PAT Testing?

The term ‘PAT’ stands for Portable Appliance Testing and is a way of testing portable appliances to ensure they comply with the electricity at work regulations 1989. These regulations state that all appliances shall be ‘maintained’ to prevent danger. One way of ensuring that this law is being fulfilled is to have pat testing completed […]

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PAT Training: Choose your Method

Learning to PAT test can be very rewarding but sometimes personal or professional restrictions hold you back from fulfilling your training requirements. PAT Testing Course has a range of options to suit all circumstances and needs. At Home Do you want to learn PAT Testing and be able to offer the service or build a […]

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What is a Competent Person?

The IEE Code of Practice states that a person carrying out PAT testing must be competent. They define the term ‘competent’ as: “A person possessing sufficient knowledge or experience to be capable of ensuring that injury is prevented.”

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Which PAT Testing Course?

Sometimes it can be difficult to decide which PAT testing course is best for you and ultimately which one will give you the best training for your money. You don’t have to worry because PAT-Testing-Course has one of the best PAT training programmes in the UK, available for you to book today.

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What is PAT Testing?

The term PAT testing stands for portable appliance testing and is the process by which the testing of appliances takes place. This is done because the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 state that: “As may be necessary to prevent danger, all systems shall be maintained so as to prevent, so far as is reasonably practicable, […]

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