PORTABLE APPLIANCE TESTING (PAT)
Irish Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Applications) Regulations require that electrical appliances to ensure the safety and welfare of both employees and customers and visitors to the site. PAT Testing involves periodic inspection of portable electrical equipment by a competent electrician to ensure that devices are safe and without risk of electric shock or worse, causing a fire.
PAT testing includes a visual inspection of portable electrical devices including cables and plugs, followed by specialist electronic testing to ensure the integrity of the appliance insulation. A detailed electronic report and certificate of conformance is providing following completion of PAT testing.