Monthly Archives: November 2014

Class II appliances and testing

In the field of PAT testing, the appliances that need testing are split up into two categories, Class I and Class II. Both classes have a number of differences from each other, specifically their insulation. What marks class II appliances apart is that they have supplementary insulation, whereas class I appliances have basic insulation and earthing. However, class II appliances still require thorough testing to ensure that they are safe for your employees to use. Continue reading

How often frequently should you have PAT testing?

Whether you are a business owner, property owner, landlord, or work in a public setting, PAT testing can greatly improve safety standards on your premises and reduce the risk of accidents. It gives you the knowledge that electrical equipment is safe to use, and informs you about any potential issues so that you can repair or replace equipment as needed. As specialists in PAT testing in Manchester, we can provide the testing you require. However, many clients are unsure about how often the testing should actually be carried out. Continue reading

Visual inspections can help keep your business safe

Electrical safety is a big concern for commercial and public entities, from a shop to a school to a local library. If there is a risk that employees or members of the general public could be injured by faulty equipment, steps need to be taken to ensure this risk is minimised as much as possible. Good practice in terms of maintaining devices is important, and should fit in alongside your formal PAT testing services. Continue reading