PAT Testing & Electrical Installations London
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Yes, however, you would need to ensure that any person who carries this electrical
testing out is competent to do so. The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 guidance
on Regulation 4(3) state that: "The operation, maintenance and testing of electrical
systems and equipment should be carried out only by those person who are competent
for the particular class of work." This is covered by the IET Code of Practice for
The tester must have an understanding of the modes of electrical, mechanical or thermal damage to electrical equipment and appliances and their flexes, which may be encountered in any environment.
Training must include the identification of equipment and appliance types to determine the test procedures and frequency of inspection and testing. Persons must be familiar with the test instruments used and in particular their limitations and restrictions so as to achieve repeatable results without damaging the equipment of appliance.
The importance must be stressed of recording inspection and test results, labeling and reporting to managers for action on defects, trends or changes in their assessment of risk.
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