The Online DJ Podcast – Portable Appliance Testing

Portable Appliance Testing Plugs

It is often highly argued whether Portable Appliance Testing is actually needed in the industry, as the Health & Safety Executive just state that you should be able to demonstrate that equipment is well maintained so;

Is not having Portable Appliance Testing breaking the law?

What does a Portable Appliance Test involve?

What documentation can we look at for further information on Portable Appliance Testing?

In this episode of The Online DJ Podcast, our guest is Bob Grainger a fully qualified City & Guild PAT Tester who will be answering these common questions about Portable Appliance Testing.

Referenced Acts:

The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)

Find out more about Bob Grainger at

Bob’s Favourite Song (Open’s In iTunes): Who Knows Where the Time Goes? – Fairport Convention

bobgraingerBob Grainger fully qualified in PAT Testing (City and Guilds 2377-200: Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment and 2377-100: Management of Electrical Equipment Maintenance) he has carried out hundreds of PAT Testing jobs, and has tested tens of thousands of items.

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