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Portable appliance testing is an important step towards satisfying an employer's legal duty of care to protect their employees and customers from harm in the workplace. In addition, many insurers view regular appliance testing as an essential condition of their insurance contracts.

PAT TesterMost major underwriters have indicated that they expect the businesses they insure to be compliant with all applicable regulations when insuring the business. An insurer may reduce, delay or even refuse to pay on a claim for damage if an appliance that has not been tested has led or contributed to the damage.

Electricity at work regulations 1989 Regulation 4 (2): 'As may be necessary to prevent danger all systems shall be maintained so as to prevent so far as is reasonably practicable such danger.'

To meet the requirements of the 1989 Electricity at work regulations, it is widely regarded to be necessary to implement a programme of planned inspection and testing of portable appliances.

In the Health & Safety At Work Act 1974, all employers have a legal duty to provide safe plant and equipment and every employer must ensure that equipment be maintained in an efficient state, in efficient working order and a good state of repair.

The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

Last Updated (Friday, 22 October 2010 17:38)