After witnessing the devastation of a home fire caused by a faulty electrical appliance. MrPATtastic swore an oath to rid Shropshire of Faulty electrical equipment.
Despite working part time, in 2008 he undertook the challenge of achieving City and Guilds 2377, the Industry standard for PAT testing and began the journey of perfecting the ways of a PAT Testing engineer.
MrPATtastic strives for excellence so that he not only meets his customer needs but forges meaningful partnerships, passing on his electrical safety knowledge and making Shropshire a safer place.
Over the years MrPATtastic has a portfolio of satisfied customers throughout Shropshire including multi-site care homes, educational organisations, NHS surgeries, office-based companies and many more.
” I can say without question, that MrPATtastic is one of the easiest recommendations I will ever have to make. ” Gary O – Google Review
PORTABLE APPLIANCE TESTING
The user check
The user check is an vital part of maintaining your portable electrical equipment in the workplace, many faults can be found from a user check. These check should be carried out before plugging in and turning on the equipment. It includes the inspection of the plug, the flex, the appliance and making sure the appliance is suitable for the environment and the job. Faults or suspected faults should be reported and logged, Any faulty equipment should be removed from service. No record is required if no faults are found.
The formal visual inspection
The formal visual inspection should only be carried out by a competent person, the results of the formal visual inspection should be recorded. The inspection consists of the user checks together with where possible opening up the plug top and checking the inside for signs of overheating, inspecting the wiring, check with a screwdriver that the core terminations are tight and secure, check the fuse is made to BS1362 and the flex is secure in cord gripper. Equipment failing the inspection should be removed from service.
Combined inspection and testing
Combined inspection and testing or more commonly known as Portable Appliance Testing or PAT testing should only be carried out by competent person. It includes the formal visual inspection and testing as necessary to ensure the equipment is in a safe condition. The testing may include an earth continuity test at a high or low test current, an insulation resistance test or a protective conductor/touch current measurement and a polarity test. Any faulty equipment should be removed from service. The combined inspection and test should be recorded.
For up to 20 items MrPATtastic charges a fixed price of £40
For 21 items and above, MrPATtastic charges £40 for the first 20 items and £1.00 per additional appliance.
All Prices Include
- Full Inspection & Test
- Comprehensive PDF Report
- PDF Certificate
- Free Minor Repairs
- Faulty Appliance Report
- Free replacement plugs
- Free replacement fuses
MrPATtastic provides PAT Testing throughout Telford and some surrounding towns including Bridgnorth, Broseley, Market Drayton, Much Wenlock, Newport, Shifnal and Shrewsbury.