Welcome to Leigh P.A.T. Testers , We are a local business in Lancashire to carry out portable appliance testing (PAT), Specializing in office and computer equipment supported by Leigh Computers. Who can also run any maintenance or repairs for you're computing hardware.


PAT Testing, or Portable Appliance Testing, (also Electrical Appliance Testing) must be undertaken in order for Companies and organizations to comply fully with the Electricity At Work Regulations. PAT Testing is required for Health & Safety reasons because, during everyday use, electrical appliances can become worn or damaged and subsequently pose a Electric Shock Hazard to users or a potential Fire Risk to a building.

In order to prevent appliances becoming unsafe a proper maintenance schedule is essential for businesses and originations. PAT Testing is a documented system of electrical maintenance which companies are required to undertake periodically on all their portable appliances.

Why Do Portable Electrical Appliances Need Testing?



Important reasons for carrying out Portable Appliance Testing include:

  • Adherence to the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Compliance with the Electricity At Work Regulations 1989
  • Minimize Fire Risks due to faulty or damaged electrical equipment
  • Minimize Electric Shock Hazards due to faulty/ damaged electrical equipment
  • Insurance companies cannot dispute claims for damage through fire because of insufficient electrical maintenance
  • The ISO 9000 Quality Assurance Standard requires all companies to comply with the Health and Safety requirements
  • Maintain the safety of employees, visitors and customers

How much will the PAT Testing Cost ?



The cost of pat testing varies depending on how many items you or your company use, typically you`ll need to supply us with an estimated number of appliances for us to give you an accurate quote to carry out the PAT testing.

  • PAT testing available from Per item throughout Lancashire.
  • Minimum Charge :
  • Hourly rate available : email for details.

For a free of charge quotation call us or fill in the Quote form and we will Get in touch with you with a free of charge quotation for the pat testing.

All pricing includes the following :

  • Thorough visual inspection
  • All required electrical tests
  • Pass and Fail labels
  • Computerized test results and asset lists
  • Certificate of portable appliance testing
  • Fuse replacement (when needed)
  • Plug rewiring
  • Professional, friendly, fully qualified engineers.

When working out the number of appliances to be pat tested, an appliance with a detachable lead i.e., computer, monitor, printer, kettle and such like. Leads are tested and charged as separate items. This is due to each one requiring a separate pat test.

For a free, no obligation quote, contact us at contact@leighpattesters.co.uk