PAT Testing

PAT Testing

Dcs Security Systems Ltd PAT test engineers are all fully qualified, insured and DBS checked to provide your business with total peace of mind.

Our engineers will test all equipment with minimum inconvenience to you and your staff.

We specialise in portable appliance testing (PAT testing) covering all areas of business including: commercial, retail, education and facilities management.

Portable appliance testing (PAT Testing) is the process of periodically testing your electrical appliances, this helps to ensure they are effectively maintained and safe for use within the appropriate environment according to the manufacturer specifications.

PAT Testing is an essential aspect of every companies health & safety policy to ensure that staff aren’t harmed by any electrical equipment within a business premises.

Our teams of qualified engineers will visit your place of work and test all the portable appliances for safety. Once tested they will record the results and label each appliance with a uniquely numbered label. On completion you will receive a fully broken down asset register and certificate for your records.

If you have not already done so, it is essential that you protect your employees and your business by establishing and operating an electrical inspection and PAT testing programme.

PAT Testing

The legislation of specific relevance to electrical maintenance is the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 puts the duty of care upon both the employer and the employee to ensure the safety of all persons using the work premises. This includes the self employed.

The IEE Code of Practice for In Service Inspection and Testing of Equipment sets out the standard to which each appliance is comprehensively tested. It is recommended that you use the latest computerised PAT testing equipment or hire a professional company which can offer you this service. All portable appliances will need testing such as IT equipment, kettles and microwaves. The inspection and testing should be carried out by a fully qualified PAT testing engineer.

We help companies meet their legal obligations and ensure the safety of all electrical equipment used in their businesses.
We provide a comprehensive, fully managed service, which includes periodic inspection and testing of portable appliances (PAT Testing) and fixed installations, along with full supporting documentation and advice.

We leave you free to concentrate on your business with the full confidence that your electrical safety commitments are catered for.

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