Portable Appliance Testing (also known as PAT testing or electrical equipment inspection) is the easiest way of ensuring that all your electrical equipment is safe to use.
The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 makes it your responsibility to make sure all of your electrical equipment is safe and compliant. If not, you could be putting yourself, your employees, your office and ultimately your business at risk.
We’ve been providing PAT testing at Hawkesworth since 1993, and provide equipment testing services across the UK and Ireland.
Our network of experienced PAT testers carry out over seven million tests every year, keeping businesses across a wide range of industries compliant and safe.
Why choose Hawkesworth for your PAT testing requirements?
- Competitive pricing: We are one of the most cost-effective PAT testing companies in the UK, with prices that can’t be beat
- We are available across the country: Our network of highly-skilled, City & Guilds qualified engineers cover England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland and the Channel Islands
- We are available 24 hours a day: We can PAT test your electrical appliances out of hours and at weekends for no extra cost
- We go above and beyond the minimal requirements: Not only will you receive a certificate of compliance, but we will provide a detailed PAT report with photos, so you know which appliances passed and failed, alongside our distinctive barcoded labels
- We provide the same exceptional service, no matter the size of your business: We have experience of supplying PAT testing to multi-site companies, through to the smallest sole traders
- We offer a free reminder service: Don’t worry about forgetting to get your electrical equipment tested as we provide a courtesy reminder service
- We’re a one-stop-shop for your businesses safety requirements: As well as PAT testing; we provide a range of services including EICR (fixed wire testing), emergency lighting testing, fire alarm testing, fire risk assessments and thermal imaging
- We provide expert advice, any time you need it: We keep all of our customers up to date with the latest industry developments, so you are fully informed at all times
How much does a PAT test cost?
At Hawkesworth we will give you a bespoke cost based on the needs of your business and how many electrical appliances need testing.
We are one of the most cost-effective PAT testing companies in the UK.
Useful PAT testing links
- A guide to PAT testing in the office
- Don't get left out in the cold when it comes to your electric heater
- Electrical equipment testing in laboratories
- Electrical equipment testing in schools
- Everything you need to know about electrical equipment inspection
- PAT testing and the law
- PAT testing at home with NHBC
- Stay safe when buying electrical equipment online
- Unusual things we are asked to PAT test
- What are the PAT testing requirements for landlords?
- What needs PAT testing?
- Why do I need a PAT testing certificate?