As a site or business type, a Doctors Surgery is classed as a low to medium risk site. (a construction site is high risk)
The frequency of testing is determined by the “duty holder”, a responsible person at the surgery.
At Nomeq Ltd. we electrically safety test day in day out and can carry out a dynamic risk assessment to determine frequency, as part of our skill set.
There are a number of things that need to be considered when determining the frequency of PAT Testing. It comes down to the higher the risk the more frequent inspection & testing should be carried out. It is down to the ‘Duty Holder’ to assess the electrical appliances within their control and in conclusion implement a preventative maintenance programme for in-service inspection & testing. To do this they would need to consider the following:
When contracted to deal with your Electrical Safety Testing (PAT) we are able to manage the frequency with which your equipment on site requires testing.