Got a question? Here are some answers to the questions our experts hear most.
Why are EICRs so important?
EICRs are crucial for ensuring electrical safety, compliance with regulations, minimising risks, and maintaining operational integrity within commercial settings.
How do you conduct an EICR?
You need to be specifically qualified to undertake EICRs. They involve thorough inspections and testing of electrical installations to ensure safety, compliance, and minimal disruption to business operations.
Is an EICR necessary for my commercial property?
Conducting an EICR for your commercial establishment is vital to comply with regulations and guarantee a safe working environment for employees and customers.
Why is PAT testing crucial for commercial businesses?
PAT testing is essential for businesses in order to comply with safety regulations, ensure a safe work environment and reduce electrical hazards.
How does PAT testing function for businesses?
In a commercial setting, PAT testing involves rigorous inspections and electronic tests on electrical appliances to guarantee safety, reduce downtime, and ensure uninterrupted business operations.
Is PAT testing mandatory for commercial businesses?
The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 require that any electrical equipment that has the potential to cause injury is maintained in a safe condition. For businesses, PAT testing is essential to maintain a secure work environment and ensure operational continuity.
Why are emergency lighting and fire alarm system testing so important?
Protecting your people is a priority. Emergency lighting and fire alarm system testing are essential to ensure compliance with safety regulations, facilitate safe evacuations, and maintain operational integrity during emergencies.
How do you conduct emergency lighting and fire alarm system testing?
Our comprehensive testing procedures involve rigorous checks on emergency lighting and fire alarm systems to ensure proper functionality during simulated emergencies and fire drills in commercial settings.
Does my business require emergency lighting and fire alarm system testing?
Regular testing is essential to comply with safety regulations and ensure occupant safety in commercial premises during emergencies. Our team can inform you about specific legislation for your industry and premises.
What installation work do you offer for commercial entities?
Our services cover a wide range of installation work tailored for commercial establishments, including electrical system installations, upgrades, rewiring, and more. To find out how we can help you, give us a call.
Is it mandatory to use your services for installation work?
While we provide expert installation services, you have the flexibility to choose your preferred provider for electrical installations. We believe choosing the installers who found the issue streamlines your path to compliance and greater safety.
Will your installation work impact business operations?
It is always our priority to minimise disruptions to your business during installation, with our experienced installers providing efficient execution with minimal impact on daily operations.
Which commercial sectors do you provide installation and remedial work for?
We cater to various commercial sectors, offering installation and remedial work tailored to meet the specific requirements of industries such as offices, retail, hospitality, healthcare, and more.
What types of electrical compliance certifications do you provide?
We offer various certifications including PAT testing certificates, EICRs, emergency lighting certificates and much more. If you have a problem we haven’t listed, give our team a call.
How frequently should I renew my electrical compliance certifications?
Certification renewal frequencies vary based on the type of compliance. Our experts can advise on renewal schedules specific to your business needs and the regulations surrounding your premises.
Can you assist in maintaining compliance with changing electrical safety regulations?
Our team stays updated with ever-changing regulations, guiding your business to maintain compliance and ensuring electrical safety practices align with current standards.
What steps should my business take to prepare for an upcoming electrical compliance inspection?
We prepare your business with preventative support and testing. Pattco offers preparatory advice and services tailored to your business needs, ensuring smooth and successful compliance inspections without disruptions.
How can your electrical safety consultation benefit my business?
Protecting your business and people is vital. Our consultations help identify potential electrical risks, implement preventive measures, and optimise safety practices, reducing hazards and ensuring compliance.
Do you provide customised electrical safety training for employees?
We offer tailored electrical safety training programs, empowering your staff to identify risks and follow best practices, increasing overall workplace safety.
Can you assess and improve our existing electrical safety protocols?
Our experts conduct thorough assessments, providing recommendations to enhance safety measures and mitigate electrical risks in your business.
Do you offer energy-efficient electrical solutions for businesses?
We specialise in providing energy-efficient solutions aimed at reducing consumption, cutting costs, and promoting sustainable practices for commercial entities. Our team will help craft a solution that is built for your needs and your premises.
How can energy-efficient electrical installations benefit my business?
Implementing energy-efficient installations can lead to significant cost savings, reduced environmental impact, and improved sustainability credentials for your business.