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April 29, 2016

As we come to the end of a very busy week spare a thought for the poor PAT tester who walks in on this little lot, a PAT testers worst nightmare. May is getting booked up fast  so if you need to get your PAT testing done please call us as soon as possible on 01992 7616...

April 27, 2016

Time and time again we come across overloaded extension leads, the photo above shows what can happen when an extension lead is overloaded. This could happen to you, please check your extension leads using the handy calculator below to make sure you are safe, if you are...

April 19, 2016

This post is specifically aimed at our CQC regulated customers, in any CQC inspection there are five main questions, the very first of these is ARE YOU SAFE? - safe: you are protected from abuse and avoidable harm.

This question is then broken down into a further set of...

April 19, 2016

Today was a staff training day, so no appointments as everyone was in the office, I was struggling to find something to write about for the blog when I suddenly came up with the idea of showing you part of the grounds around our offices, when lunch break finally came I...

April 18, 2016

Today we carried out PAT testing on supported living accommodation, 9 flats and 1 house, after a long days testing there were no failures to report at all, this is due to the client insisting on annual PAT testing, it's a bit like the dentist, if you have regular check...

April 15, 2016

We telephoned a client from last year today to arrange the annual PAT test only to be told someone else had quoted £10.00 cheaper, we explained cheaper is not necessarily the best option when dealing with electrical safety, the last thing you want is a cowboy not doing...

April 13, 2016

It's been a busy week so far, this week we have PAT tested 22 flats, an office and 2 dental practices, below is a failure from this morning, it is never ok to twist wires together and wrap them up with a little insulating tape, especially when it's a vacuum cleaner whi...

April 13, 2016

Twice today we came across these leads, take a good look at it can you see what's wrong?, No? apparently the last two PAT testing companies couldn't either which is shocking, look at the plug, especially the odd shape,  firstly the live and neutral pins are not insulat...

April 8, 2016

As part of our ongoing expansion programme, as well as Portable Appliance Testing we are now in a position to offer an EICR report. (also called Periodic Inspection Report or Fixed Wire Testing)

 

An EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report) is as the name implies...

April 8, 2016

Came across this little beauty today whilst inspecting a dental laboratory, this failed right away on visual inspection on at least 3 things, can you see what?

 

1/ The live pin is overheating/burning, this is no doubt due to a loose connection which brings us to re...

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