Electrical fires account for around 40% of all domestic and commercial fires. Approximately 1000 electrical accidents at work are reported to HSE each year with approximately 265 people dying from their injuries. For the safety of your staff and visitors, it is essential that you are meeting your responsibilities under the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989.
Employers are legally required to ensure that the electrical installation within the worplace is inspected periodically and maintained in a safe condition. This normally means having the electrical installation certified at a minimum of 5 yearly intervals.
To ensure you are compliant with all relevant legislation, your electrical appliances must be tested on a regular basis, usually annually, with intervals being determined by the class and use of the appliance.
The testing of electrical appliances has become normal practice and is required to comply with Electricity at Work Regulations 1989.
In addition to PAT Testing visual inspections of electrical appliances should also be carried out.
Cwmbran Fire Protection offer a competitive quotation for large and small organisations and testing can be carried out at a time convenient to you and your business operations. A report is provided for your records.