Do you comply with Safety, Health & Work
Act SI 732 of 2007?
Conveyors can help you comply with this safety legislation
by using the most comprehensive P.A. (Portable Appliance)
Conveyors offers Portable Appliance Testing in response
to a growing customer demand for a quick and efficient
service to help companies meet their growing Health
and Safety obligations.
current Health and Safety Regulations it is mandatory
for all companies to have their portable equipment periodically
tested to ensure the safety of such equipment. The definition
of portable equipment includes all items which can be
unplugged and moved to a different location.
browse the details to find out more about the P.A.T.
services we provide.
is Portable Appliance Testing?
Portable Appliance Testing is a series of tests to ensure
the safety of all who use these appliances. It is a
series of in-service tests that repeat the manufacturers'
tests are conducted on-site using a microprocessor controlled
test instrument and the results downloaded to a computer
and stored, after which a detailed report is issued
to the customer.
portable appliance is any item which can be disconnected
from the electrical supply by means of a plug.
are more portable appliances in the workplace than you
might think! Click the following typical work scenes
to see some examples...
Portable Appliance Testing is required by law.
Health and Welfare at Work Act 2007 puts the legal responsibility
on owners, directors, managers and safety officers to
ensure the safety of all employees.
Health and Welfare at Work Regulation 2007 (SI 732)
requires all appliances to be tested regularly and records
maintained for five years.
more information on this legislation please see the
website, page 14 of the Electricity Guidance PDF.
We will come to your premises, test your equipment with
minimal disruption to your business and issue you with
a detailed report on the performance of your equipment.
If any of your equipment is found to be unsafe, we can
make a repair on the spot, to correct minor defects,
in order to avoid decommissioning important equipment.
equipment tested will be labelled with a unique identifying
number and barcode, to cross-reference with the test
report. We will store your data for 5 years, or we can
supply you with a database, containing your test results
in electronic format.
testing procedure for each appliance is as follows:
the class of appliance. Select the test routine to be
carried out on the appliance. Proceed through the tests
until appliance has passed or failed.
Print label for item. On each label there is a unique
asset ID number, Barcode, next test date and a Pass/Fail
The label is stuck to the appliance as a quick and obvious
sign that the item has been tested. Labels easily attach
around cables. Labels serve as a reminder of when the
retest is due.