PAT Testing News Round-Up - Issue 17

Issue 17 of our PAT Testing News Round-Up - A bulletin that contains the latest PAT Testing news has now been published.

HSE’s new FFI scheme should encourage a proactive approach to electrical safety

Against the background of recent new advice on portable appliance testing in low risk environments and the impending new fourth edition of the IET Code of Practice, the HSE has also announced changes to enable it to recoup costs from those who break health and safety laws...
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Unsafe electrical equipment leads to prosecution

A Barking garage has been prosecuted for allowing workers to continue using unsafe electrical equipment for car repairs...
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Special test kits celebrate 30 years of PAT success

Seaward has extended its Best of British 30th anniversary PAT celebration by linking two of its downloading testers with a host of free accessories in a special promotion...
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New electrical safety guidance for the hire sector

During the January 2012 ‘Technical, Health and Safety’ meeting of the HAE, the issue of variation in regional standards and expectations for Portable Appliance Testing was raised. The lack of clear advice on the type and frequency of testing led to the formation of a working group to develop improved and up to date guidance...
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Better intelligence in fight against defective cables

The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) has welcomed Government and trading standards plans to establish an intelligence hub to enable best practices on import profiling to be extended to other points of entry to the UK...
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Great offers at Elex Sandown

Don’t miss our stand at Elex Sandown to see the market leading range of PAT´s, solar PV and 17th edition installation testers, software and accessories...
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