Need to know about Portable Appliance Testing?

August 10, 2016   //   No Comments

There are many common myths about portable appliance testing (PAT) – find out the key facts about the inspection and testing of portable electrical equipment here. Portable appliance testing (PAT) is the term used to describe the examination of electrical appliances and equipment to ensure they are safe to use. Most electrical safety defects can be found by visual examination but some types of defect can only be found by testing. However, it is essential to understand that visual examination is an essential part of the process because some types of electrical safety defect can’t be detected by testing alone.

Members may login to the Members’ pages of the website and then use this link to read about PAT. You may also download a Portable Appliance Test Record template.