PAT TESTING SOLIHULL

Whether you’re a school, college, airport or an SME and require our PAT Testing Solihull services – we can help. Whatever the size or needs of your business, even if you’re a large commercial premises in need of a full health and safety partner – we can help.

We operate throughout Solihull and it’s surrounding areas including Bromsgrove, Redditch, Worcester and even into Warwickshire.

PORTABLE APPLIANCE TESTING SOLIHULL IN DETAIL

We guarantee that each PAT test is undertaken with very utmost care and attention. Redlander PAT Testing is available throughout Solihull, Shirley, Ctherine-de-Barnes, Balsall Common, Knowle and all areas in and around Solihull. We are City & Guilds qualified, meaning you can trust our services.

WHAT WILL YOUR PAT TEST IN SOLIHULL INCLUDE?

  1. A visual inspection of the appliance, flex and plug top itself. We will look for signs of over heating and damages.
  2. Each plug top is opened. We will then inspect the fuse and tighten up any loose connections.
  3. Electrical tests. We will put each of your appliances through a series of tests. These will ensure that they’re properly earthed and insulated.
  4. Labels. We will put a label on each appliance indicating either a pass or a fail, including a test date, retest date and an appliance ID.
  5. Records. Redlander PAT Testing Solihull will issue a detailed record for each appliance that has been tested. This will include an inventory summary.

WHAT AREAS DO WE COVER?

We offer our PAT Testing services throughout Solihull, Bromsgrove and Redditch. We can also cover the West Midlands, but mileage may be incurred depending on distance.

Each of our PAT Tests include the following:

  • Free mileage within Solihull, Bromsgrove and Redditch.
  • Labels for all appliances.
  • Replacement of damaged plug tops or fuses.
  • Free minor repairs to plug top wiring.
  • Detailed records.

PAT TESTING PRICES FOR SOLIHULL

We provide an easy to understand pricing structure. Starting at only £50 for up to 50 appliances. For more than 400+ items please call us on: 07711037245 for a custom quote. Please note that the more appliances you have, the greater the savings.
Check out the table below for an easy to understand pricing table.

Number of items to be PAT testedPrice per item*
0-50£1
50-20080p
200-40070p
Over 400Get in touch for a quote

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PAT TESTING SCHEDULE

PAT testing and its frequency is determined by a number of factors including:

  • Type of equipment
  • It’s classification
  • It’s frequency of use
  • If it has been moved from one place to another

We will specify your exact requirements. We abide by and strictly adhere to the IET Code of practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment 4th Edition guidelines to help determine this. For more information regarding legal requirements, please click here.

PROVIDING THE HIGHEST QUALITY SERVICE

All of our engineers are fully qualified, experienced and skilled, ensuring you the best PAT testing service that Solihull has to offer. We regularly ensure that our engineers undergo quality control tests, ensuring and maintaining the very highest of standards.

We are specialists in portable appliance testing. Always providing a swift, reliable and professional service. We’re regularly employed by companies, educational establishments, landlords, offices, hotels and many more.

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Why do we need your pat testing Solihull service?

The Electricity At Work Regulations 1989 states that “As may be necessary to prevent danger, all systems shall be maintained so as to prevent, so far as is reasonably practicable, such danger’ and provides that electrical equipment shall be ‘maintained in a condition suitable for that use’.

These regulations place a duty upon employers, landlords and owners to ensure that all electrical systems and equipment are regularly inspected and (if need be) repaired to ensure that they are safe to use.

It is thought that the fire at Gallery Candles in New Road, Rubery in April 2017 was caused by a faulty electrical appliance. This may have been prevented by PAT Testing.

Insurance companies and accreditation bodies such as CHAS and SafeContractor now demand a valid PAT Test certificate in order for you to be accredited or insured.

Does PAT Testing need to be done by an electrician?

The short answer is no. PAT Testing can be done by anyone as long as it is done by a competent person. At Redlander PAT Testing Ltd, all employees have completed the 2377 City & Guilds In-service Inspection & Testing of Electrical Equipment course.

Why use Redlander PAT Testing Solihull?

Yes you could pay somebody in your company to complete the course, at around 400 pounds. You then need to buy the PAT Testing equipment as well as all the various connectors and leads, as well as the labels, replacement fuses, plug sockets etc. At around 500-600 pounds.

Then you have to allow that employee time to PAT Test all of your equipment. A good PAT Tester can do 20-25 items an hour if they are doing it properly. So if your office has 2000 items plus, it is going to take that employee a fair bit of time to complete and take them away from their normal job for a number of weeks.

Or by hiring Redlander PAT Testing Ltd, you get a professional PAT Tester, who will inspect and test all your portable electrical appliances, carry out minor repairs free of charge and will operate with minimum disruption to your business.

All for a reasonable and fair price. At the end you will receive a certificate to state that all of your items have been tested, and we can also provide an equipment register along with test results if so required.

If you have any further questions relating to this article or PAT Testing in general, please contact us on 07711037245.

Please watch the brief video provided by SeawardElectronic (one of the leading manufacturers of PAT Testing equipment) to find out why testing your portable appliances is so important.

OUR PAT TESTING SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT SOLIHULL AND THESE AREAS:

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