PAT Testing News Round-Up - Issue 12
29th May 2012

Issue 12 of our PAT Testing News Round-Up - A bulletin that contains the latest PAT Testing news has now been published.

New HSE PAT guidance

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recently launched revised guidance on maintaining portable appliances in low risk environments. The revised advice has been made in response to the earlier Löfstedt report published on health and safety legislation which said...
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HSE penalises electrical safety failure

A coating and treatment company in Swavesey, Cambridgeshire has been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered an electric shock. A machine operator at the firm received an electric shock whilst checking new cables on a hardening machine that had recently been maintained...
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Appliance fire warning

Local firefighters have again highlighted the fire risk associated with electrical equipment. In Gravesend, Fire and Rescue Services issued an urgent safety warning about electrical equipment following a house fire, after a blaze in a second floor bedroom caused extensive damage...
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New ESC safety app

A ‘Safe Isolation’ app has been unveiled by leading safety charity the Electrical Safety Council (ESC) to tackle the dangerous practice of working on live electrical systems. The ESC has based the Safe Isolation app on its Best Practice Guide No 2...
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ESC evaluates safety of kitchen appliances

As part of the Electrical Safety Council’s continued analysis of the EU injury database and research into electrical risk categorisation, recent work has been undertaken to evaluate the safety and compliance of kitchen appliances with safety standards...
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Seaward is hire industry Supplier of the Year

The Seaward Group has been awarded the ‘Supplier of the Year´ title in this year’s Hire Awards of Excellence. Organised by the HAE, the Hire Awards of Excellence are designed to genuinely recognise excellence throughout the Hire Industry...
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