Monthly Archives: February 2013

Classifications of Electrical Appliances for PAT Testing

An electrical appliance is categorised by a class ranking system which is based on the products electrical output and whether its user has been sufficiently protected from shocks by means of an earthing cable or insulation. The first two categories apply to appliances that should not be in use:

Class ‘0’
Products that are Class 0 […]

By |February 28th, 2013|Uncategorized|2 Comments|

Our New Website Is Launched!

Welcome to our new website!

We’ve redesigned our site in-keeping with the original branding and colours, but with a bit of a refresh and some improved functionality that we hope will make it easier for you to find the information you need and to make a purchase.

We have our news headlines and Social Media integrated […]

By |February 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

£9000 Prosecution over Unsafe Electrical Equipment

One Distribution Ltd based in Bury has been fined over £9000 for distributing faulty electrical devices in the UK.  The trial was held in Weymouth Magistrates Court on February the 5th 2013 where One Distribution Ltd was found guilty of three offences under the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations Act of 1994 and the Plugs […]

By |February 20th, 2013|Electrical Safety|0 Comments|

Landlords & PAT Testing

A lot of independent landlords ask what type of maintenance and safety checks are required of them when it comes to the electrical goods they supply in their rented properties. Firstly it makes no difference if you residential letting is a house, flat, bedsit, holiday home, caravan or boat you have a duty as […]

By |February 8th, 2013|Electrical Safety|0 Comments|

Product Recalls: Electric Blankets and Dehumidifier

As part of our ongoing PAT testing news, here is the latest portable electrical appliances that are part of a product recall notice.

Morphy Richards has issued a product recall for its Single and Double Over Electric Blankets range.

The affected blankets are:

Single Over Electric Blanket, Model 75310

Double with dual control Over Electric Blanket, […]

By |February 1st, 2013|Electrical Safety|0 Comments|