PAT Testing in Sheffield and the whole country is an essential aspect of a company’s health & safety policy to ensure that staff aren’t harmed by any electrical equipment within a business premises. PAT Testing should be performed regularly to protect employees, customers and yourself, against any accidents and liability within the workplace. PAT Testing is carried out by us in accordance with guidelines stated in the IEE Code of Practice.
Any type of business, the self-employed and landlords have a duty of care to their employees and the general public, and must comply to ensure that any electrical work equipment is safe, maintained and suitable for the purpose its use is intended for.
If a programme of Portable Appliance Testing is NOT put in place:
Your insurance cover maybe reduced or even invalid.
HSE can prosecute if an accident happens.
You may well be breaking the law.
Directors of companies can be held personally responsible if negligence is proven.
Employees and the public are being put at risk.
However, if a comprehensive Portable Appliance Testing management system is implemented your business achieves:
Compliance with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
Compliance with The Electricity at Work Regulations
Compliance with HSE requirements and ISO standards
Compliance with your insurance company requirements
Compliance with your fire risk assessing
Reduction of the risk of fire or injury (Every year there are around 1400 accidents at work involving electric shock or burns reported to HSE, 32 of which are fatal).
Is it worth the risk? You should contact us today!