PAT Testing & Periodic Inspections by JCJ Electrics of New Haw Woking Surrey     
PAT Testing & Periodic Inspections
by JCJ Electrics Ltd
NAPIT Registered Electrician - JCJ Electrics of New Haw Woking Surrey
Safety Testing for Electrical Appliances
For Businesses & Homes
In London, Surrey, Kent, Essex & Surrounding Areas   
     
Make sure you frequently have your equipment inspected. Consider the likely consequences if you do not have
the testing done and there was a fire, or one of your staff were to be killed or injured from electrocution.
Periodic Inspection Reports - by JCJ Electrics - Services to Surrey Kent & London 
         
 
 

Periodic Inspection & Testing Of Electrical Equipment Frequencies

 
     
  The Institute of Electrical Engineers has set out suggested initial frequencies of inspection and testing of electrical equipment as shown below.  
 
  Type of installation  Routine
check see
section 3.5
Maximum period
between inspections
& testing (note 8)
Notes
  General installation      
  Domestic accomodation - general   occupancy change/10 yrs  
  Domestic accomodation - rented houses and flats 1 year occupancy change/5 yrs 1, 2, 10
  Residential accomodation - houses of multiple occupation
(halls of residence, nurses accomodation, etc.)
 1 year occupancy change/5 yrs 1, 2,
10, 11
  Commercial 1 year occupancy change/5 yrs 1, 2, 3, 4
  Educational establishments 6 months 5 years 1, 2, 6
  Industrial 1 year   3 years 1, 2
  Offices 1 year 5 years 1, 2
  Shops 1 year 5 years 1, 2
  Laboratories 1 year 5 years 1, 2
         
  Hospitals and medical clinics      
  Hospitals and medical clinics - general areas 1 year 5 years 1, 2
  Hospitals and medical clinics - medical locations 6 months 1 year 9
         
  Buildings open to the public      
  Cinemas 1 year 1-3 years 2, 6
  Church installations  1 year 5 years 2
  Leisure complexes (excluding swimming pools) 1 year 3 years 1, 2, 6
  Places of public entertainment 1 year 3 years 1, 2, 6
  Restaurants and hotels 1 year 5 years 1, 2, 6
  Theatres 1 year 3 years 2, 6, 7
  Public houses 1 year 5 years 1, 2, 6
  Village halls/community centres 1 year 5 years 1, 2
         
  Special and specific installations
(for medical locations see above)
     
  Agricultural and horticultural 1 year 3 years 1,2
  Caravans 1 year 3 years 7
  Caravan parks 6 months 1 year 1, 2, 6
  Highway power supplies as convenient 6-8 years  
  Marinas 4 months 1 year 1, 2
  Fish Farms 4 months 1 year 1, 2
  Swimming pools 4 months 1 year 1, 2, 6
  Emergency lighting daily/monthly 3 years 2, 3, 4
  Fire alarms daily/weekly 1 year 2, 4, 5
  Launderettes monthly 1 year 1, 2, 6
  Petrol filling stations 1 year 1 year 1, 2, 6
  Construction site installations 3 months 3 months 1, 2
         
 
Notes:
1.   Particular attention must be taken to comply with SI 2002 No. 2665 - Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations 2002 (as amended)
2.   Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, Regulation 4 and Memorandum of guidance (HSR 25) published by the HSE.
3.   See BS 5266 - Part 1: 2005 Code of practice for the emergency lighting of premises.
4.   Other intervals are recommended for testing operation of batteries and generators.
5.   See BS 5839 - Part 1: 2002 + A2:2008 Fire detection and alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for system design, installation, commisioning and maintenance.
6.   Local Authority Conditions of licence.
7.   It is recommended that a caravan is inspected and tested every 3 years, reduced to every year if it is used frequently (see Regulation 721.514.1 and Fig 721 - Instructions for electricity supply).
8.   The person carrying out the subsequent inspections may recommend that the interval between future inspections be increased or decreased as a result of the findings of their inspecdtion.
9.   Medical locations shall have their isolating transformer equipment inspected and tested for functionality as well as alarms etc.: every third year the output leakage current of demonstrating this.
10.   The Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 requires that properties under the Act have their services maintained. Periodic inspection and testing is the IET recognised method of demonstrating this.
11.   The management of Houses in Multiple Occupation Regulation (England and Wales).
     
 
     
     
 

Contact Us

 
     
 
       
  JCJ Electrics Ltd    
  Trading Address:
14 Common Lane
New Haw
Surrey
KT15 3LH
  Registered Address:
Middleborough House
16 Middleborough
Colchester
Essex CO1 1QT
       
       
  Phone   Email
  For any enquiries please contact us on:   mail@jcjelectrics.co.uk
  Landline: 01932 848 033 Mobile: 07919 558 349    
       
 
Your PAT Testing will be carried out by Trusted Professional PAT Engineers.
Pat Solutions Limited Engineers are NAPIT Electrical Registered.
Also a CHAS Accredited Contractor (Contractors Health & Safety Assesment Scheme).
periodic inspections of electrical equipment by New Haw Woking Surrey Electrical Contractors, CHAS Acredited
 
     
 
     
  PAT Testing & Periodic Inspections by JCJ Electrics of New Haw Woking Surrey     
PAT Testing & Periodic Inspections
by JCJ Electrics Ltd
NAPIT Registered Electrician - JCJ Electrics of New Haw Woking Surrey
Safety Testing for Electrical Appliances
For Businesses & Homes
In London, Surrey, Kent, Essex & Surrounding Areas   
     
Periodic Inspections & PAT Electrical Equipment Safety Testing Frequencies - JCJ Electrics New Haw Woking Surrey - services to Surrey, London, Kent & Essex
 
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