PAT Testing / Electricity at Works

Electrical Safety
 
According to the Health and Safty Exective, there are approximately 1,000 major electrical related injuries reported each year. These can involve burns and electrical shocks and of these injuries around 30 of them are fatal
 
Portable Appliance Inspection & Testing 

Employers must maintain their electrical equipment in order to prevent accidents. The majority of equipment defects can be found by a detailed visual inspection. For example a detailed examination by a trained person is likely to eliminate hazards caused by plug or cable damage, or other signs that the equipment's condition could create faults, or a danger to users. However, a visual inspection alone will not identify all dangerous faults, therefore a visual inspection needs to be linked to a testing program to reveal less obvious electrical faults such as earth continuity, insulation integrity, earth leakage.

 
 Specific legislation relevant to electrical maintenance is a follows;

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974

The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989

 Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999

 Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations1998.

 

Repairs

Minor faults found during the course of the inspection can be repaired as we find them and the appliance re-tested.

Electrical Testing
 

Dudley Electrical has a complete understanding of the legal, personal requirements and liabilities surrounding electrical contracting at every level. Dudley Electrical offer a complete Safety Testing Service, tailored to suit all of our clients from all sectors. Safety Testing is a legal requirement and all staff and management have a duty of care, both to themselves and to those around them.

 

Our engineers are fully equipped with the latest test instruments and are employed directly to perform a comprehensive Safety Testing Service. They are fully trained and conversant with the latest IEE BS7671 - 17th Edition Regulations to ensure compliance to the latest standards and codes of practices.

Our rates are very competitive and for your convenience, we can also test equipment out of hours, no matter what your business activity we can cater to your PAT/ Electrical Safety testing needs.

 

 





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