Monthly Archives: November 2017

Electrical Fires in the Home

Electrical fires in the home make up over half of the accidental fires in the UK according to www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk .

Most electrical fires in the home are caused by electrical products being misused or are faulty.

Half of all appliance fires start in the kitchen. Cooking appliances and white goods being the main offenders.

To help prevent […]

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Fuse Tips for PAT Testers

2 quick fuse tips for PAT Testers:

When you PAT Test you must always start with the visual inspection and part of this inspection should include checking that the correct fuse is in the appliance.

Most new appliances come to you with a moulded plug and the moulded plug will have a fuse already in it, […]

How to do a visual inspection

The visual inspection is a crucial starting point to the PAT Testing process. It is vital that your employees know how to carry out a visual inspection. According to the Health and Safety Executive employees and employers are jointly responsible for the inspection and maintenance of portable electrical appliances.  (You can read about this […]