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Portable Appliance

Portable electrical appliances are an integral part of many organisations, providing convenience and functionality.

However, regular inspection and testing of these appliances are essential to ensure their safety and compliance with regulations. At Whitestar we offer comprehensive Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) services to help businesses maintain the safety and integrity of their electrical equipment. With our expertise, thorough testing procedures, and commitment to safety, we provide peace of mind knowing that your appliances are safe for use.

What is an Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)?

Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) involves the inspection and testing of electrical appliances to ensure they are safe for use. This process helps identify any faults, defects, or potential hazards that could pose a risk to users or property. PAT testing is typically conducted by qualified electricians using specialised testing equipment and techniques.

Our PAT Services

Inspection and Testing

Our team of experienced electricians conducts a thorough inspection and testing of your portable electrical appliances, including items such as computers, printers, kettles, microwaves, and more specialised equipment that can be plugged in. We use state-of-the-art PAT equipment to assess the safety and functionality of each appliance and identify any defects or issues that require attention.

Visual Inspection

We perform a visual inspection of each appliance to check for any visible signs of damage, wear and tear, or misuse. This includes inspecting the appliance casing, power cords, plugs, sockets, switches, and other components.

Electrical Testing

In addition to the visual inspection, we conduct electrical testing to assess the electrical integrity and safety of each appliance. This may include tests such as insulation resistance testing, earth continuity testing, and polarity testing to ensure that the appliance meets safety standards and regulatory requirements.

Documentation and Reporting

Following the inspection and testing, we provide you with a comprehensive report detailing the results of the test. This includes a detailed inventory of all tested appliances, along with a summary of any defects or issues identified, and recommendations for remedial action.

Why Choose Whitestar?

Expertise and Experience: With years of experience in the commercial electrical industry, we have the knowledge, skills, and resources to conduct thorough and accurate PAT testing.

Comprehensive Service: We offer comprehensive PAT testing services to assess the safety and integrity of your portable electrical appliances and ensure compliance with regulations.

Compliance Assurance: We ensure that your appliances meet or exceed regulatory requirements and industry standards, providing you with peace of mind and confidence in the safety of your workplace.

Customer Satisfaction: We prioritise customer satisfaction above all else. Our team is dedicated to providing personalised service, clear communication, and exceptional results on every PAT testing project.

Get Started Today

Ensure the safety and compliance of your workplace with Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) services from Whitestar. Contact us today to schedule a PAT testing appointment and protect your employees, customers and property from electrical hazards. Let us help you maintain a safe and secure working environment.

case studies

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Stratford School

Whitestar were contracted to install LED lighting across two Stratford School Academy sites in central London.

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London Business School

Whitestar keeps students, staff and visitors safe at London Business School with comprehensive electrical testing, maintenance and certification.

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University of West London

Whitestar Solutions were contracted to work on the redevelopment of the St Mary’s Road site in Ealing in 2015.

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