Portable appliance testing is a necessity in every business sector and is also a legal requirement. A portable appliance is simply any item with a plug attached, ranging from computer power supplies, fax machines, printers etc. to fridges, microwaves, washing machines as well as 110v power tools and leads for use on construction sites. Important reasons for testing:
- To comply with Electricity at Work Regulations
- To comply with Insurance Company policy to avoid any possible dispute following a claim resulting in damage from a faulty portable appliance.
All testing is carried out in compliance with the IEE Code of Practice for in service inspection and testing of electrical equipment.
Throughout the procedure all items tested will receive a detailed self-adhesive label stating pass or fail status as well as other information.
In addition, a full report stating every appliance tested and their results will be issued upon completion of works.