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Portable Appliance Testing

We use Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) to ensure that your electrical equipment is safe, reliable and able to meet all health and safety regulations.

As part of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, employers must regularly check and maintain electrical equipment so as to prevent danger to any customers, visitors or employees. These checks and tests must be carried out on all portable electrical equipment every five years. If you don’t know understand or adhere to these guidelines, it can be a headache, a safety risk and a liability risk to your business as well. So much so that it can lead to serious fines.

Working throughout Surrey, London and Kent, our certified PAT testers will professionally and accurately carry out these checks for you at your convenience and for a very reasonable price.

These checks utilise a variety of methods to ensure the safety of the product, including:

  • Formal visual inspection for obvious faults, damage and frays
  • Plug opening and wiring check
  • Earth continuity
  • Insulation resistance
  • Polarity of wiring
  • General assessment of fire risks related to equipment in the property

The exact PAT testing method depends on the class of device, which is defined by the way the item is wired and how much voltage it uses. Our certified PAT tester will quickly identify the classes of equipment you are using and carry out a detailed range of tests before classing the product as a pass or fail and labelling it accordingly.

This style of testing is ideal for small businesses, offices, schools, nursing homes, factories, construction sites, hotels and many other retail and commercial environments. Incredibly straightforward and simple, our PAT testing service ensures that every item is clearly labeled as either safe or dangerous and informs employees and employers of the next required testing date so that there can be no confusion.

Based in Greater London, we provide commercial and industrial customers from across Surrey, London and the South East with expert PAT testing at unbeatable prices. Our work regularly takes us to Guildford, Woking, Reigate, Sevenoaks, Dartford, Orpington, Bromley, Reading, Bracknell, Leatherhead, Crawley, Slough and London.

Whatever your commercial PAT testing needs, speak to the experts at Unique Support Services; contact us today and we can arrange a no obligation quotation with one of our friendly team.

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Testimonials

For more client comments, please visit our Testimonials pages.

  • “I just wanted to email and say thank you to Paul and his team for the fantastic job they have done. Not only were they super efficient in terms of time, but the step and floors look fantastic, I can hardly believe how clean they came up.

    Thanks so much!”

    Natasha – Company Secretary – Fine Art Gallery
  • “We had a very successful H&S audit on Monday the  25th . We passed with 94% rate with BOH cleaning 10/10. Thanks to all the USS team for their hard work and dedication to the Conrad St James.

    We only had short notice to prepare but didn’t have to do any extra as the night cleaning team were already up to the best standard possible with all of the essential paperwork also up to date.
    I want to personally thank USS for the support that you provided us to achieve this great score.”

    Nuwan – Back Of House Manager, London 5* Hotel
  • ”Our hotel sees a lot of foot traffic day in, day out. It’s nice to know that there is a cleaning company in London that we can rely on to come and clean our flooring for us to a very high standard. We have been using the cleaners from Unique Support Services for many years and wouldn’t think of using anyone else.”

    Mr T. Ellison – The City
  • ”Came and cleaned our hotel lobby. Did a great job. Very professional and friendly cleaners too. Would recommend this London office cleaning company to anyone.”

    Mr H. Grainger – London
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