AT Metro Pat 247 Limited, we specialize in Pat testing in London, Electrical Inspection Condition Reports (EICR) Fire Risk Assessments, Fire Alarm Testing, Gas Safety, Asbestos Surveys, Evacuation Plans, Legionella Testing, Emergency Light Testing, and more.
We have a large client base covering all London commercial and residential properties.
We are proud to have an expert and experienced team operating throughout London, delivering a high-class service. With some of the best PAT testing deals in the UK, our services are low-cost and, therefore, affordable to all London landlords and business owners.
We offer electrical testing services and same-day / next-day services if urgent to help & save disruption to your staff and compliance seven days a week.
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Why choose Metro PAT Testing London?
No disruption to your business or clients.
We offer flexible scheduling for PAT testing in London, so that we can cause as little disruption as possible. Maintaining the highest standards at all times, we can perform Portable Appliance Testing in London outside of business hours with no interference.
Friendly, experienced PAT Testers.
Our team of qualified testing engineers have completed thousands of PAT Testing services in London. You can trust us to deliver excellent work at a reasonable cost. We have multiple locations within London, meaning we are never too far away when you need to use our PAT Testing services.
Cheapest London PAT Testing
You can rely on us to provide you with transparent PAT Testing Prices that are on par with the market. Tell us how many checks you need, and we'll give you a price that won't change no matter what. We also provide EICR Certificates and fire safety testing services.
Cheapest London PAT Testing
Croydon, Barking, Enfield, and Hackney are some of the London boroughs we serve. We also operate throughout the rest of the city. We collaborate with a wide variety of businesses, including those in the service sector, such as hotels, restaurants, and housing associations, as well as offices, schools, and the construction sector.
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What exactly is PAT testing?
PAT Testing is an inspection of certain types of electrical appliances to ensure their safety. Its goal is to reduce risks to employees, homeowners, and tenants by preventing electrical accidents. A full PAT test will include a visual inspection as well as an in-depth examination with PAT testing equipment. This test includes checks for earth continuity, lead polarity, and insulation resistance.
Some appliances only require a simplified test known as a PAT insulation test.
Every appliance will be marked 'passed' or 'failed' at the end of a PAT test. You will also receive a record of the results to keep on file.
PAT testing stands for Portable Appliance Testing. A portable appliance is defined as "any appliance with a plug that plugs into a wall outlet". Currently, seven types of appliances must be PAT tested and visually inspected. Fixed appliances, Stationary appliances, IT appliances, Movable appliances, Portable appliances, Cables and chargers, and Handheld appliances are examples of these.
Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) is defined by the HSE as "The term for electrical testing and inspection of appliances and equipment to ensure their safety. Most electrical safety defects can be detected visually, but some types of defects can only be detected through testing. However, it is critical to recognise that visual examination is an important part of the process because some types of electrical safety defects cannot be detected solely through testing."
Is PAT Testing London a legal requirement?
PAT testing is not a legal requirement in London, but current UK legislation requires businesses to keep electrical equipment in a safe condition. This is a statutory requirement. The business's responsibility is to provide a safe working environment for the public and employees. PAT testing is the most effective way to ensure that your company is safe, secure and compliant. It is the standard method of fulfilling this legal obligation.
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 contain full details of the legal requirements. Noncompliance with legal obligations regarding electrical appliance safety can result in up to two years in prison and a financial penalty.
Metro-PAT 247 Limited provides same-day and next-day expert PAT testing in London.
How Often Do My Appliances Need to Be PAT Tested?
According to the regulations, the level of precaution should be "appropriate" to the risk. Metro-PAT 247 Limited recommends that units be PAT Tested once a year. We will notify you of any problems or if we believe you are a risk and recommend PAT tests every six months.
Which appliances need to be PAT tested?
It is actually quite simple to determine what needs to be PAT Tested. Portable appliances are defined as "any equipment that is not part of a fixed installation but is intended to be connected to a fixed installation or generator" by legislation. Any appliance that uses a flexible cable or plug and socket is considered portable. In other words, if you have a plug-in appliance that will be connected to a wall socket or generator, it must be PAT tested.
This category includes items such as electric drills, monitors, printers, PCs, kettles, and larger items such as photocopiers, vending machines, and others. While a cordless power tool does not require PAT testing, battery chargers that plug into the wall do. Do you require PAT Testing in Finchley?
\sAll IT equipment should be tested, including power cords to this equipment, which must be tested separately from the equipment they power due to a different standard. Electrical cable extensions are the most frequently tested items because they are among the most common sources of safety hazards. All 110 volt equipment and three phase equipment should be tested.
PAT Testing for London Offices
Are you your workplace's Office Manager or Health and Safety Manager? You don't have to be concerned about electrical safety rules and regulations. We can perform PAT testing in London for all of your appliances conveniently. We can cover all of your office locations in London.
To get your office tested, call us on 020 3600 9964 for a quote or order our services online.
We specialise in PAT testing office equipment. Office equipment includes laptops, PCs, printers and photocopiers, lamps, chargers, and other appliances that everyone uses at work on a daily basis.
Office equipment includes laptops, PCs, printers and photocopiers, lamps, chargers, and other appliances that everyone uses at work on a daily basis.
We specialise in PAT Testing for Offices. We are your one-stop shop for all your PAT Testing in London and electrical safety needs.
We provide a 24-hour booking service to perform a full PAT testing inspection and issue a PDF PAT Testing report that includes any faults that we discover.
PAT Testing for Landlords in London
Your legal responsibility as a landlord is to ensure that all electrical equipment in your property is safe and well-maintained throughout the tenancy. This includes internal wiring as well as any electrical appliances. PAT testing is a legal requirement for landlords. We also provide fixed wire testing (Electrical Installation Condition Report).
To ensure that their tenants are safe while using electrical appliances in your property, electric appliances in rental properties must have a PAT Testing Certificate or Report. In addition, before leasing or renting a property in London, you must have a valid EICR.
We can inspect your properties once a year or even every six months to give you peace of mind. This will protect you by ensuring tenants are protected from any faulty appliances that may pose a risk.