Who should get their equipment PAT tested?

It is highly advised that all businesses perform regular PAT testing on their portable electrical appliances. Sectors where PAT testing is highly recommended, include:

  • Offices
  • Catering and hospitality (restaurants, hotels, Bed and Breakfasts, Airbnb, etc.)
  • Healthcare settings including – hospitals, dental surgeries, opticians
  • Manufacturing sites
  • Construction sites
  • Self-employed, even if home-based

Basically, any business that utilises electrical equipment (not many don’t) is strongly advised to put a PAT testing system in place.