Current legislation demands that employers ensure portable appliances are safe. Here are a selection of some of the relevant regulations.
Electricity At Work Act 1989
To meet the requirements of the 1989 electricity at work regulations, it is widely regarded to be necessary to implement a programme of planned inspection and testing of portable appliances, as may be necessary to prevent danger all systems shall be maintained so as to prevent so far as is reasonably practicable such danger.
Provisions & Use Of Work Equipment Regulations 1992
Every employer shall ensure that work equipment is maintained in an efficient state, in efficient working order and in good repair.
Provisions & Use Of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
Every employer shall ensure that the result of an inspection made under this regulation is recorded and kept until the next inspection under this regulations is recorded.
Other reasons to have pat testing carried out
To comply with the very latest health and safety regulations ISO9000/1 and BS5750.
Satisfy the requirements of your insurers. (read the small print on your cover note)
The risk of fire and injury from portable appliances is minimized
Most important of all You, Your Clients and Your Employees will be safe in the knowledge that you can use your appliances without worry.
Pat Testing Lancashire are based near garstang in between Lancaster, Preston and blackpool a prime location to cover the whole of Lancashire.
When contacting Pat Testing Lancashire please obtain a rough idea of how many items there due for testing on the premises.
As this makes could make all the difference to the quote given.
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