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Fleet Health and Safety

PAT Testing

What is PAT Testing 

Portable Appliance Testing or PAT Testing involves carrying out safety checks on portable electrical appliances via a series of visual inspections and electronic tests

PAT Testing requirements

UK Regulations state that business’s must ensure that  electrical equipment is maintained to a safe condition

Short term holiday lets in Scotland

The law says short-term let accommodation must meet certain conditions to get a licence. These are to ensure the safety of the accommodation.

These are also known as ‘mandatory conditions’ and include arranging for a qualified person to produce a Portable Appliance Testing Report on moveable appliances your guests have access to. For example a TV or an alarm clock

Who can carry out PAT Testing

Any electrical work should be carried out by a suitably qualified and competent person

Our team at Fleet Health & Safety are City & Guilds qualified to carry out PAT Testing









Who is reponsible for electrical safety

The Employer

What does PAT Testing involve

The process involves visual checks on the appliance, plug and lead. For class 1 equipment, a more indepth test is carried out

What will I receive

An inventory of all items tested and their results

A list of any failed items and reasons

A pass/fail label on each appliance which contains date tested, next due date and signature of person testing


Prices start from as little as £1.15 per item depending on the quantity tested


Areas that we cover are Dumfries & Galloway, Ayrshire and Cumbria

If you would like to book our PAT Testing service or would like more information, please give us a call on 01557 814866 or 07738 788272. Or if you prefer to email