PAT

Product Focus: The Martindale HPAT400 HandyPat

The compact HPAT400 HandyPAT from Martindale Electric is designed for anyone who needs to check that electrical appliances are safe to use. The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 require that any electrical equipment that has the potential to cause injury is maintained in a safe condition. Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) is the term used to […]

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Microwave Leakage Testing in office and catering locations

When the PAT testing Code of Practice was updated in November 2012, the microwave leakage test was removed. The first reason for removal was because it was decided that PAT applied to the electrical safety of an appliance, whereas the microwave leakage test is secondary to the initial PAT test. Secondly, this test should be […]

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