Christmas 2018 Opening

Parker Bell Christmas Op

Please feel free to email us, or order online. All email and orders will be responded to and mailed on our return to the office. You can also continue to book calibrations online, we will arrange courier collections when we get back.

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Free Online PAT Testing Course

It is exactly what it says it is. A free online PAT Testing Course. The team at Parker Bell recognize that if everyone did PAT Testing, we would be safer. A regular visual inspection at home and at work will definitely reduce the risk of fire or accident. So we put together the free […]

Charity Shop PAT Testing

We had some lovely feedback from one of our long standing customers about Charity Chop PAT Testing. One of the RSPCA Charity shops that use our PAT Tester was buying an online course certificate. Their shops raise lots of money for their charity and they have the added advantage of raising funds by selling […]

Free PAT Testing Guides

When we send out one of our new PAT Testing kits, we always include our Free PAT Testing Guide.

PAT Testing is fairly straightforward, but we get excellent feedback for our Free PAT Testing guide, as it’s concise and easy to follow. Our customers tell us it comes in very handy when they need to […]

PAT Testing in Care Homes

Reducing the risk of accidents and fires is the main reason for doing PAT Testing in Care Homes. There are lots of resources to help you understand your legal obligations and responsibilities if you run; or manage a home. Every member of the team needs to play their part in reducing risks. The HSE […]

Best PAT Tester?

So what is the best PAT Tester Kit around.

We might be a bit biased, but we know it is the Standard PAT Testing Kit from Parker Bell. As a small company, trying to ensure that we meet all the health and safety regulations, we designed the kit to do the job without bells and […]

You can PAT Test!

For lots of businesses it makes sense to do your own PAT Testing. You can PAT Test! You can use your own staff and PAT Test at a time that’s convenient to you and your business.

Do I need to be qualified to PAT Test?HSG 107 Competent person PAT [...]
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Fire safety for Small Businesses

Regardless of the size of your business, fire safety is vital. breaches of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 states that employees must make premises safe for anyone entering them.  While courts hold sentencing powers, breaches of Health & Safety, limitless fines can be imposed.

So how do small businesses comply?

It is advisable […]

Competent Person

So what is a competent person? It seems that all places of work need to have a competent person, so when it comes to PAT Testing and health & safety in general, how do you know if you are competent or not?

The Health and Safety Executive do give some guidance, which can be found […]

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What is PAT testing and is it a necessity?

PAT Testing stands for portable appliance testing. This is the process of checking all portable electrical appliances within your work place are safe for purpose and are not at risk of causing any damage to the work environment or an injury to a member of staff.

Although the law does not state that you must […]