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What is PAT testing ??


Basically, PAT allows companies to comply with the Electricity at work regulations 1989, to meet this and other legal regulations a programme of maintenance needs to be in place, However you only know if a piece of equipment needs to be maintained if it is inspected and tested. 


This applies to ALL equipment which is connected to the supply by 13 A plugs (BS1363), BS EN 60309-2 industrial plugs or hard wired to the fixed installation via a fused connection unit.  


Examples of these are : soldering irons, hedge trimmers, hair dryers, fans, drills, washing machines, toasters, kitchen equipment, cookers, dish washers, electric fires, PC'S, printers, scanners, extension leads and many more....  


Most businesses are effected by the regulations, Landlords, hairdressers, all types of manufacturers, schools, small shops, residential care homes, hotels, commercial catering equipment hire and more.  


Under the regulations, anyone who inspects and tests an electrical system, MUST be Competent to undertake such work, with Parkfield Electronics ALL testing and inspection is carried our by a qualified Engineer, with certification by The City and Guilds of London Institute.