PAT TESTING IN SCOTLAND

ScotPAT provides PAT testing for the whole of Scotland. Including Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee & the Scottish Highlands

At ScotPAT we aim to deliver the highest level of service at an affordable price to ensure safety of staff and customers in line with the different working regulations. We pride ourselves on articulate planning with maximum flexibility to ensure no disruption to your business while we carry out our essential work.

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ScotPAT provides PAT testing for the whole of Scotland

Including Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee & the Scottish Highlands.

Councils

We actively source tender registrations throughout Scotland and pride ourselves on our detailed method statements and exceptional pricing structure. These include tenders for council buildings, schools, local authorities, health service and much more.

Hotels

Priding ourselves on flexibility, this allows us cover areas of work that would not be possible in normal working hours. Have extensive experience also allows us to forward plan multi room premises to maximise efficiency.

Small Businesses

Our competitive pricing structure will mean that you can stay within business regulations and not have to worry about expensive bills. This alongside great knowledge and customer service allows us to keep you safe and on track in compliance without worry.

Multisite

With a team of testers throughout Scotland we cover a multitude of companies where there is more than one location involved. We plan methodically to make sure business requirements are met along with making sure our job is completed to the highest standard.

Landlords/Letting Agency

Our engineers are all suitably advised around forward planning to exhaust efficiency and whether a single property landlord or 200+ property letting agent we cater to make your life as simple as possible at a great price..

Trade Workers

Engineers with a great knowledge and ability to repair even the most worn out of tools, combined with free fuse and plug replacement can take all safety and regulation issues away allowing you to get on with your jobs and prolong the life of all equipment. .

PAT Testing in Edinburgh and Glasgow

What is PAT Testing?

Pat Testing consist of various tests conducted under controlled passing of volts in to appliances to ascertain and gain readings on Earth bond continuity and insulation levels. This paired with an initial Visual inspections plus optional Flash testing and load test will give the engineer the ability to advise that an appliance is safe to operate or if actions are required.

Class 2 Appliance (no Earth)

The test that needs to be carried out here is simply an insulation test. Under the same controlled test where volts are transferred into the appliance and readings are taking to measure protection form insulation. Theses appliances are most commonly IT equipment, lamps and fans Etc. On sensitive class 2 equipment lower Voltage is transferred to the appliance to ensure the safety of the appliance. Generally lowered form 500volts to 250volts.

Visual inspection

This is where 70% of all faults are determined, damaged plugs, nicks in wire, bare wire core, scald marks, broken switched and casing. These are the main signs that an engineer is looking for. Once an appliance has been visually inspected it can be readied for electrical testing only is suitable (passed visual)

Class 1 Appliance (earth present)

There are 2 test which need to be carried out here, Earth Bond Continuity and Insulation. Earth Bond will ascertain whether the Earth connection from plug to appliance still has its full integrity. Insulation test will run Specific volts into appliance measuring whether the insulation provide is suitable.

Visual Inspection Only

In some circumstances it is necessary to carry out a visual inspection. This would be advised by the engineer and discussed with the customer. Examples of this would be server equipment in offices.

PAT Testing Regulations

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974

This places a duty of care to ensure the safety of everyone using the work premises on both the employer and the employee. This includes anyone who is self employed. READ MORE…

Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999

This ensures that employers make a proper assessment of the health and safety risks faced by employees whilst at work as well as risks of others, not in their employment, but affected by work done by them or their employees. READ MORE…

The Electrical Equipment (Safety) regulations 1994

If a landlord provides any electrical appliances as part of a tenancy, the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations requires that person to ensure that the appliances are safe when first supplied READ MORE…

Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992

This places a responsibility for employers to carry out a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risks to health and safety of his employees to which they are exposed whilst they are at work and the risks to health and safety of persons not in his employment in connection with the business. READ MORE…

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)

This includes most risks resulting from using electrical equipment used by workers at work and ensures that it is maintained in a state of good repair and efficient working order. For specific risks from electricity, by complying with the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 then compliance with the PUWER 1998 is likely to be achieved. However, it does not apply to fixed installations in a building which is covered by the Electricity at Work Regulations. READ MORE…

The Electrical Equipment (Safety) regulations 1994

If a landlord provides any electrical appliances as part of a tenancy, the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations requires that person to ensure that the appliances are safe when first supplied. READ MORE…

ScotPAT Testing has you covered…

PAT Testing…?

Pat Testing consist of various tests conducted under controlled passing of volts in to appliances to ascertain and gain readings on Earth bond continuity and insulation levels. This paired with an initial Visual inspections plus optional Flash testing and load test will give the engineer the ability to advise that an appliance is safe to operate or if actions are required.

All of Scotland

All our engineers have achieved City and Guild accreditation and have been fully background checked to comply with a full CRB. No stone has been left unturned to make sure our workforce consists of the best possible engineers. We are fully recognisable with ID badges and branded clothing to ensure a smart professional is achieved.

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enquiries@scotpat.co.uk
Tel: 01315535046
Tel: 07956695271

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