Portable Appliance Testing NW5 Kentish Town
There is a wide variety of legislation which relates to electrical appliance safety for properties in the UK. If you live in NW5 Kentish Town, you need to make sure you comply with the relevant regulations concerning electrical appliance testing. The most simple and efficient way to do this is to have regular Portable Appliance Testing carried out on the portable electrical appliances in your commercial or domestic property.
If you are a landlord in NW5 Kentish Town, you must comply with the Landlords and Tenants Act (1985), the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England & Wales) (2006), Building Regulations (England & Wales) (2006), British Standard7671: 2008 (IEE Wiring Regulations) and the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations (1994). Portable Appliance Testing covers all of the requirements specified in these regulations and if you have provided any electrical appliances with your property you must ensure they are safe for your tenants to use.
All commercial property owners in NW5 Kentish Town then you have to comply with most of the aforementioned legislation with a couple of additions. You are required to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974), the Electricity at Work Regulations (1989), the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (1998) as well as the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (1999). As you are responsible for the safety of your employees, these regulations are legal obligations. If you have Portable Appliance Testing carried out regularly, you are complying with these regulations and proving you have acted to prevent any foreseeable incident from occurring.
Musicians in NW5 Kentish Town should also have Portable Appliance Testing. If you perform in any private or public venue and use any pieces of electrical equipment in your act, you must make sure you are complying with the same legislation mentioned above. Venues are becoming increasingly stringent in their electrical safety checks for the musicians they hire and have been known to cancel performances due to bands and artists not have had Portable Appliance Testing or similar carried out on their equipment. You must ensure that any and all microphones, amps, lights, instruments, sound equipment, speakers etc. and anything that runs off of mains electricity have been put through Portable Appliance Testing regularly.
If you want to make sure you are carrying out your health and safety responsibilities, start the process of booking Portable Appliance Testing by filling out our online form. My London Tradesmen will then contact companies on your behalf and return with up to 3 quotes. You will then be able to make an informed decision about which tradesman to employ to complete your PAT test based on the quotes you have received.
All of the tradesmen we use have had up to date training and are registered with all the necessary bodies. We only use reputable and trustworthy tradesmen.