How safe is your electrical appliance?

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PAT - Portable Appliance Testingwikipedia on PAT (Portable Appliance Testing) testing When people work with electrical appliances, Health and safety regulations say the appliance must be safe. Testing should be carried out at regular intervals to ensure continual safety; the interval between tests depending on both the type of appliance and the environment it is used in.

Ashbourne based electrical contractors Brian King Engineering has setup a blog to highlight one of Ireland’s first PAT testing services.

What I didn’t know was that the fuse in your 3 pin plug is not there to protect your appliance, while it might protect your appliance many European plugs are not fused and the appliance is some cases has internal fuses to protect the equipment.Sometimes what stands between a fire and the destruction of €1000’s worth of equipment is the trusted fuse.

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