About our PAT Testing

Information about Stay Safe PAT Testing, our history, qualifications and our commitment to you the client. Stay Safe PAT testing is committed to providing you with a top class service, to see how we go about achieving this please read our mission statement below.

Who owns Stay Safe PAT Testing?

The proprietor of Safe PAT Testing is Peter Cox, it is a new company based in South Derbyshire. Peter is an experienced consumer electronics engineer having worked in the trade for nearly 40 years. He has worked both in the field and workshop environments and led a successful team of engineers before forming Stay Safe PAT Testing. He is City & Guilds qualified including holding the Level 3 Award for the Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT) 2377.

During time served as an engineer Peter has carried out many PAT tests on a wide variety of equipment. He is also a Sharp trained microwave engineer and can carry out leakage and power tests on all makes of microwave. All the test equipment in use is regularly calibrated, certificates of compliance can be viewed on request. He is DBS checked (formally CRB) and is fully insured with £2,000,000 of public liability insurance and £50,000 of professional indemnity insurance.

Mission Statement

Here at Stay Safe PAT Testing we view ourselves as partners with our clients, helping your company’s duty holder maintain electrical systems in the workplace so as to prevent danger. We operate with honesty and integrity acknowledging that although not a legal requirement PAT testing can form and important part of your companies maintenance regime.

Formal inspection and testing of electrical appliances together with any required remedial works could help your company achieve compliance with The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989.

Our mission is to assist you in complying with this law. We will do this by carrying out the following:

A formal visual inspection

Combined inspection and test

Recording test results *

Advising you of any remedial works that need your attention **

*  We record all results and provide these to you for later analysis so you may monitor any deterioration in your electrical appliances. Although the Electricity at Work Regulations does not require the keeping of records, up-to-date information can be a means of showing that a maintenance scheme exists.

** Performing maintenance or, if necessary, replacing the defective item of equipment depending upon the results of the in-service inspection and testing.