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