Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)

Portable Appliance Testing from Eaton Electrical. We provide a quality economical solution to all of your business’ PAT testing (Portable Appliance Testing)  requirements. Our PAT testing service is completed efficiently and thoroughly, with the least possible disturbance to your business operations

Our PAT testing services

An inventory will be created of all portable appliances in use within your premises; each will be assigned a unique asset number. Portable Appliance Testing and inspection will be carried out as follows;

  • Visual inspection for damage (outer casing, lead, plug etc.)
  • Check fuse size
  • Test for earth function, insulation resistance, polarity and function
  • Label item appropriately
Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)

Your Portable Appliance Testing report

The results of our inspection and testing will be recorded on the appropriate forms and issued in the form of a PDF document or an Excel spreadsheet. Appliances will be issued with a PASS/FAIL label detailing their respective item reference number, test date and location. Any FAIL items will be immediately removed from service pending repair/disposal.


Frequent Questions


Why test portable appliances?

The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 dictates that all businesses are obliged to keep all work equipment in a good state of repair and in efficient working order. For this reason, annual PAT testing is the best way to ensure that your business meets its legal obligations whilst ensuring safety for your workforce and compliance with any insurance conditions.


When should portable appliances be tested?

It is generally accepted that annual PAT testing is best suited to meeting your Health & Safety obligations.


What happens after the PAT testing?

Following the issue of your PAT report, we will provide you with a separate quotation for any repairs where possible.


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