Pat testing should be included in all sufficient Health and Safety policies, Regular inspection of equipment is an essential part of any preventive maintenance programme.
Records of testing including detailed test results should be kept throughout the working life of the appliance to prevent danger to all persons using the electrical appliance.
Keeping Portable Appliance records enables
-The condition of the equipment to be monitored.
-Detects signs of deterioration.
-The effectiveness of the maintenance policies to be assessed.
-To ensure a safe working environment for all.