We often get asked by businesses across Swindon why they really require all their portable electrical items tested. After all, they have never seen a toaster or computer blow up or cause a shock, and therefore it never happens. But they are wrong..
And the reason that you never see people get shocks or see electrical fires is because the items are PAT Tested.
So, we thought this month we would highlight why these everyday items need to be regularly tested and which equipment most often fails PAT testing:
It is important to note that any electrical appliance can fail PAT testing, regardless of its type or age. That is why it is important to have all electrical appliances tested regularly by a qualified electrician.
Here are some tips to help reduce the risk of your electrical equipment failing PAT testing:
By following these tips, you can help to ensure that your electrical equipment is safe to use and reduce the risk of accidents.
If you are a local Swindon business and want some equipment PAT testing then please get in touch.