Electrical Testing

Electrical Testing - Fixed Wire & PAT Testing

Wire Testing
  • Nationwide coverage
  • Competitive pricing from testing specialists
  • All electrical work is carried out in compliance with BS7671 and NICEIC (National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contractors) regulations
  • Fully qualified engineers, IEE (17th Edition)
  • Engineers are Uniformed & CRB checked
  • Free site surveys and advice
  • Flexible solutions to reduce disruptions
  • Schematic Drawings are provided when required

Fixed Wiring Testing & Inspection

  • Achieve compliance with the legal requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • Achieve compliance with the legal requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and BS 7671 (IEE Wiring Regulations 18th edition)
  • Provide evidence that an electrical system is safe, involving proper inspection and testing of a system by competent people
  • The creation and maintenance of safety records
  • Satisfy requirements of insurance companies

Recommended Intervals for Fixed Wiring Inspections and Testing

Type of Installation Routine Check Maximum period between Testing / Inspection
Commercial 1 year Change of occupancy / 5 years
Educational establishments 4 months 5 years
Hospitals 1 year 5 years
Industrial 1 year 3 years
Residential accommodation Change of occupancy / 1 year 5 years
Offices 1 year 5 years
Shops 1 year 5 years
Laboratories 1 year 5 years
Cinemas 1 year 3 year
Church installations 1 year 5 years
Leisure complexes(no pools) 1 year 3 years
Public entertainment 1 year 3 years
Restaurants / Hotels 1 year 5 years
Theatres 1 year 3 years
Public houses / Bars 1 year 5 years
Village hall / centres 1 year 5 years
Agricultural / Horticultural 1 year 3 years
Caravans 1 year 3 years
Caravan Parks 6 Months 1 year
Highway power supplies as convenient 6 years
Marinas 4 Months 1 year
Fish farms 4 Months 1 year
Swimming pools 4 Months 1 year
Emergency lighting Daily / Monthly 3 years
Fire Alarms Daily/weekly/monthly 1 year
Laundrettes 1 year 1 year
Petrol stations 1 year 1 year
Construction sites 3 Months 3 Months

PAT – Portable Appliance Testing

Why use McCormack Benson Health & Safety?

Pat testing
  • Prompt Nationwide Coverage
  • Highly Competitive Prices
  • Full Compliance and Peace of Mind
  • Professional & Qualified Staff
  • Prices from 75p per test
  • No Hidden Charges

Excellent Value for a Quality and Inclusive Service

Our pat testing services provide a high quality package that is inclusive of all extras. Many organisations provide budget quotes that offer only a basic service and then charge additional fees for the inevitable extras that may be required to make your equipment compliant.

All our qualified engineers are specialists in electrical testing and provide a reliable, professional and nationwide service to companies, educational institutions, local authorities, landlords and other types of organisations.

Minimal Disruption

Electrical testing can be an inconvenience, especially in a busy office or factory situation, that is why we can provide an out of hours service normally at no extra cost.

Other Services Available

  • Emergency Lighting Testing
  • Fire Alarms Testing
  • Thermal Imaging (Thermographic surveys)
  • Fixed plant inspection

If you combine PAT testing with fixed wiring testing of your property, further discounts are available.

The one stop solution on offer is a valuable way to minimize your COSTS and your TIME.

Contact MBHS today on 0800 068 0188