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Plymouth Electrician offering affordable reliable efficient Portable Appliance Testing – PAT Testing keeping your business electrical system safe and records up to date. Electricity at Work Regulations 1989This legislation places legal implications on employers to ensure the safety of electrical devices in the workplace. If your a Plymouth Landlord or business owner wanting your electrical… Continue Reading

Fourteen plugs in one socket! Continuing the recent theme of faulty appliances and the associated dangers of fire, we came across a report that faulty or misused electrical equipment caused more than 200 fires in homes in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes last year, leading to 26 injuries. Now Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service and the… Continue Reading

Today we are Pat Testing holiday lets in Plymouth and Modbury for landlords who take a responsible approach. Unlike gas, there is no legal requirement for you to PAT Test your Holiday Let. However, landlords are required, by law, to ensure that all electrical appliances within the property are safe for use. Everything from the… Continue Reading

Portable Appliance Tests or PATs are an electrical check carried out on ‘movable’ items such as kettles, microwaves, hoovers, table lamps, toasters and coffee machines and many electricians will tell you they must be carried out before tenants move into a property. Portable Appliance Testing and the Law Legally speaking this is not true. There… Continue Reading

EICR & PAT TEST Together SAVE 10% with Plymouth Sparky Electrical Installation Condition Report Plymouth How much does an Electrical Installation Condition Report cost? The prices below are fully inclusive of all testing, if you have more than the number of  circuits below, each additional circuit is charged at £15.00 We do not charge VAT.… Continue Reading

Hair salon’s electrical equipment must be tested regularly No matter where you work, under the law, therapists and their employers have a number of health and safety responsibilities – especially where electrical equipment is concerned. PAT is the abbreviation for Portable Appliance Testing – an electrical device that tests appliances and equipment for electrical safety.… Continue Reading

Fourteen plugs in one socket! Fire Risk Continuing the recent theme of faulty appliances and the associated dangers of fire, we came across a report that faulty or misused electrical equipment caused more than 200 fires in homes in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes last year, leading to 26 injuries. Now Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service… Continue Reading

Earth Leakage – PAT Testing The aim of this page is to clear up some confusion about the earth leakage test – to explain what it is, why you might need to carry it out, and also why, in many cases, the test is NOT necessary. Many PAT Testing machines have the facility to carry… Continue Reading