Focus On Visual Inspection

Focus on: Visual Inspection This week we’re looking at the visual inspection, not the user inspection but the Formal Visual Inspection carried out by PAT Technicians on appliances. A Formal Visual Inspection should only be performed by a competent person. This usually means someone who has undertaken training in PAT testing and gained a certificate…

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Pat Testing FAQS

HSE & electrical safety Electrical injuries Simple precautions Standards and codes of practice Electrical safety FAQs Electricity in potentially explosive atmospheres FAQs Resources Related content ESQCR incidents Construction industry Agriculture Offshore division Chemical industries Quarries RIDDOR Statistics What’s new PAT – Portable appliance testing FAQs There are many common myths about portable appliance testing (PAT)…

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Is It Safe ?

Resources Related content ESQCR incidents Construction industry Agriculture Offshore division Chemical industries Quarries RIDDOR Statistics What’s new Electrical FAQs Is it safe? Working with electricity Maintaining it safely Is it safe? Which is safer; alternating current (AC) or direct current (DC)? Alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) have slightly different effects on the…

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Central Alerting System

Originator: DH Estates and Facilities Issue date: 30-Jun-2016 10:01:08 Action by recipients: Care Trusts Mental Health Trusts Specialists Trusts NHS Regional Offices Learning Disabilities Trusts Mental Health & Social Care Trusts Ambulance Trusts Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Acute Trusts Community Trusts Information to recipients: Social Care Providers (registered with CAS) Ofsted recipients Other contacts…

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Approved Contractor

20 000th Approved Contractor signs up with NICEIC More than 20 000 firms are now registered as an Approved Contractor with NICEIC – the UK’s leading voluntary regulatory body for the electrical contracting industry. NICEIC has witnessed an increasing number of applications from firms looking for accreditation in recent months. It is the first time…

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