PAT Testing

pat testing a plugPAT Testing at AJ Shire

At AJ Shire we offer a professional Portable Appliance Testing service (known as PAT Testing).

PAT Testing is an important part of a company’s or individual’s responsibility to health and safety. This is completed by using a series of specialised testing procedures on your portable electrical appliances.

We offer PAT Testing throughout the South West of England and cater for one-off inspections or yearly contracts.

A PAT test consist of a visual inspection checking for:

  • Damaged flexes
  • Damaged plugs and equipment (overheating, burn marks, discolouration)
  • Correctly wired plugs
  • Correctly rated fuse

Then a series of tests (depending on the class of equipment), they may include:

  • Earth continuity testing
  • Insulation resistance
  • Polarity test
  • Earth leakage test
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