1) Client Liaison :
•Our engineer will make them self known to the person responsible for Health & Safety at the testing premises.
•we will advise of any appliances that fail testing
2) Guidelines for Testing :
•Testing will be carried out under the IEE's Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing.
3) Visual Inspection :
• Flex (cable) - this is inspected for any damage, ensuring it is free from cuts, fraying, splits or stress.
• Plug - the plug will be opened to ensure that the flexible cable is secure in its anchorage and is correctly wired,
• The fuse will be checked to the correct rating for the appliance and it is free from any sign of overheating and in physically good condition.
• The Appliance - the appliance will be inspected to ensure that it is in good working order, including ensuring that it switches on and off properly and the casing or cabinet has no damage that could result in access to live parts.
4) Testing :
•Polarity Test (only carried out on extension cables and supply leads)
•Earth Continuity Test (only carried out on Class I appliances)
•Insulation Resistance Test (carried out on class I and II appliances)
•Operational Test (if possible)
•Earth Leakage Test (if Operational Test carried out)
•Tests on computer equipment are "soft tests" of 200mA on earth continuity
•No operational tests are carried out on computer CPUs
5) Labeling :
•Labels include the following:
•Pass labels are green/blue
•Fail labels are RED and say DO NOT USE Failed Safety Test printed on them and a short reason on why the appliance has failed
6) Documentation :
•Our computerized print outs include the following :
•Make, Model, Serial Number of each appliance tested
•separate pass and fail reports
•We aim to provide these within 2 working days of the completion of testing
•Display Certificate - A Certificate for display in the staff room, notice board or reception to advise that the appliances on the premises have been tested
NOTE: NO TEST CERTIFICATES WILL BE GIVEN UNTILL FULL PAYMENT IS RECIEVED
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.
Tel : 01995 602203
Mob : 07703269342
Email : Click Here
Portable Appliance Test