Commercial Portable Appliance Test (PAT)

According to the Electricity at Work Regulations 1998, it is the legal responsibility of employers, employees, and self-employed people to undertake a Portable Appliance Test annually to comply with the regulation and ensure the safety of occupants.

The law states that all electrical equipment at the workplace should be in a safe condition. To ensure and maintain the safety of all portable appliances, a PAT is mandatory.

Who Should Get a Commercial PAT?

i) Landlords

Landlords that are renting out their commercial property for business and commercial activities are required by the law to provide a Portable Appliance Test Report to the tenants. It is required to ensure that all the electrical equipment is safe to use. Therefore, we advise you to get PAT conducted BEFORE you rent out your property to a tenant.

ii) Businesses

PAT is a legal requirement for all commercial activities and businesses. Your business insurance might be invalidated without a valid Portable Appliance Test Report.

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998, all employers in the UK are required to get a PAT test to ensure that the workplace is safe for the employees.  

Why Do You Need PAT?

Some of the main reasons why you need PAT testing include:

  1. Legal requirement
  2. Minimize the risk of injury or death at your workplace or building
  3. Risk of fire as a result of faulty appliances
  4. Business insurance requirement

How to Get A Commercial Portable Appliance Test?

Looking for Commercial PAT? Look no further than Gas Safety Certs! We promise an easy booking and a quick inspection.

Simply provide information about your property on the online form available at our website or by calling 020 3011 2389.

Once you have submitted the information, our assessor with call you back to schedule an inspection within 48 hours!


At Gas Safety Certs, we carry out commercial PAT testing for the following:

  1. Offices
  2. Schools, Colleges, Universities
  3. Hospitals (Private, NHS)
  4. Local Authorities
  5. Restaurants, Clubs, Bars
  6. Hotels, Guest Houses, Parks, Retail Shops
  7. Construction sites, Warehouses
  8. Airports, Stores, Banks, etc.

Upon completing the Portable Appliance Testing of your commercial property, our company will issue the safety certificate within a few days. The report will include detailed information on each individual electrical appliance and relevant safety measures.

All the electrical appliances that pass the testing during the inspection are labeled with safety stickers.

To order a hassle free PAT, submit the online form today or call us at 020 3011 2389.

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