Portable Appliance Testing

Course Information

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Intro :

HSE statistics show that 25% of all accidents at work involve the use of portable electrical appliances. Regular testing of appliances can save down time as well as reducing the risk of accidents. This course is for those required to establish and maintain a Portable Appliance Testing system.

Aims :

To provide individuals with the knowledge and practical experience required to test portable appliances and maintain records in accordance with health and safety requirements.

Syllabus :

  • Electrical safety
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989: Regulation 4
  • HSE PM 32
  • Basic and Fault Protection
  • Earthing
  • Fuse sizing
  • Appliance classification
  • Safety test programmes
  • Essential Tests & Optional Tests
  • Safety inspection check list
  • Labelling systems
  • Practical exercises

Certification :

Universal Skills Centre

Duration :

1 Day

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