A.R.C. Property Maintenance provides a reliable portable appliance testing (“PAT testing”) service using testers who are fully qualified using up to date PAT equipment (which is calibrated annually). All PAT testing is carried out to the IEE code of practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment standards, and fully documented and recorded test results are supplied.

Portable appliance testing will be conducted at your premises at times to suit you thus helping to minimising disruption to your business.

     LANDLORDS – All Landlords who let their property as a business activity are required by law to ensure the equipment they supply with the tenancy is safe. The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994 requires that all mains electrical equipment including white goods, cookers, toasters, etc provided in rental accommodation, regardless of whether they are new or second hand must be safe. We strongly advise that the PAT test is conducted BEFORE the start of any new let.

  BUSINESSES – A PAT test is an essential part of any businesses Health & Safety Policy. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) requires, ALL employers in the UK to ensure that work equipment is both safe and fit for purpose. For this to be achieved a PAT test must be carried out.

Your property or business insurance might be invalidated in the event of any claim without a valid PAT test.

We carry out PAT testing for Offices, Factories, NHS hospitals, private hospitals, schools, colleges, universities, mod, local authorities, emergency services, public houses, clubs, bars, restaurants, garages, hotels, guest houses, theme parks, caravan parks, warehouses, construction sites, airports, landlords, estate agents, retail shops and stores, banks, building societies and many more…

Reasons for PAT testing

Minimise risk of death or injury to yourself, your employees and visitors to your premises
Minimise the risk of fire through faulty electrical appliances
Legal requirements – Health and Safety regulations
Insurance requirements

Many insurance companies require PAT testing. Your insurance policy may be invalidated if you have not complied with PAT requirements so any claims made on the policy could be refused.










 

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