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Green electrics for a greener world

We are dedicated to the environment, always coming up with ways and ideas to reduce the impact we have on the environment. Our website is powered 100% by certified green renewable energy sources on an energy efficient server. There are many other ways that we employ green ethics into our offices, operations and data centres, enabling us to provide our PAT testing in Cornwall, Manchester and the UK in the most environmentally friendly way possible. Continue reading

We can help secure the safety of your workplace

PAT testing is simply the thorough testing of electrical appliances in working conditions. Like everything else that is frequently used, electrical appliances become vulnerable to deterioration with age. When we look at businesses throughout the UK it is staggering to think of how many electrical items are used on a daily basis, from computers to kettles to microwaves. We usually take these appliances for granted as they become such a regular part of our daily activities, but when things go wrong they can unfortunately become accidents waiting to happen. Faulty appliances are a big risk factor for workplace accidents, so business owners have a duty to ensure that everything is kept in full working order to protect their employees and the public. Continue reading

Ensuring safe and secure electricity use

All businesses in the UK are aware of how important regular PAT and fixed wire testing are to ensuring workplace safety. From sole traders working in an office at home through to large, multinational companies and production plants, countless businesses use electrically powered equipment as a standard part of their daily work. With a substantial number of injuries sustained in the workplace being related to electrical appliances, it is vital that businesses ensure commercial PAT testing takes place at their premises. To meet this need, we are proud to provide the most comprehensive and trusted of PAT testing services available across the UK. Continue reading

PAT testing is highly recommended to ensure a safe workplace

We specialise in PAT testing in Manchester to help keep all types of workplace equipment safe and secure. Though PAT testing isn’t, strictly speaking, enforceable by law, it is a method of testing your appliances that has become the standard to ensure that the appliances are safe. This is due to the fact that PAT testing is a comprehensive method in this regard and can provide complete safety for you and your workforce, while clearly detailing appliances which pass the test and those that fail the test. It is also a cost effective means of testing, able to test many appliances for a relatively low cost. Continue reading

How often should you have PAT tests carried out?

Landlords, employers and even the self-employed have a duty of care to ensure that portable appliances are safe to use. However, there are no set rules on how frequently they should be done, only that it should be done regularly as a preventative measure and as part of routine maintenance, and that appliances should be safe to use. Different situations call for different measures and there are a number of factors that decide how often you should be using PAT testing services. Continue reading

Don’t ever take unnecessary risks with electrical safety

In the UK we are very fortunate that there is strict enforcement and willing compliance with Health & Safety rules and regulations, with all accepting it is for the greater good to adopt safe and secure practices in order to avoid any needless risks or harm being caused. This does not, sadly, eliminate all accidents from happening, especially not in respect of electricity related incidents. Although exact figures are hard to determine with precision, the Health & Safety Executive indicate that some 350,000 serious injuries are caused by electricity every year, with around 30 of those incidents unfortunately causing death. These figures underline the importance of ensuring that electrical equipment in the workplace is monitored and maintained to the highest standards possible in order to avoid unnecessary injuries and harm. Continue reading

Health and safety of staff is absolutely vital in every workplace

Anybody that is positioned at the helm of an organisation knows that they have great responsibility for the safety of the people they employ. PAT testing is an essential element regarding health and safety policies and it is crucial that you ensure the electrical equipment used within your workplace is regularly checked. It is a sad truth that many accidents occur every year in the workplace and adequate steps to prevent injury and tragic loss of life must be taken. Professional establishments are required to keep their electrical equipment safe and PAT testing falls into that category. Continue reading