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PAT Testing Legislation

The legislation of specific relevance to electrical maintenance is the:

 

a. Health & Safety at Work Act 1974

b. Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999

c. Electricity at Work Regulations 1989

d. Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)

e. Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992

 

 

Scope of the legislation.

It is clear that the combination of the HSW Act 1974, the PUWER 1998 and the EAW Regulations 1989 apply to all electrical equipment used in, or associated with, places of work. The scope extends from distribution systems down to the smallest piece of electrical equipment. It is clear that there is a requirement to inspect and test all types of electrical equipment in all work situations.

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