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About our PAT Testing Service Based in Chester Operating Nationwide!


Busta Facility Services offers a gold standard portable appliance testing (PAT Testing) Services for Chester and Nationwide. Our prime locations are Chester, Wrexham, Liverpool, Manchester, North West England and North Wales but we have partnered up with contractors nationwide to bring you a customer focused approach to PAT Testing across the UK. Our PAT Testing engineers are happy to work around your schedule to limit the disturbance as much as possible. This Includes working nights and weekends. We make it our job to ensure your portable appliances are tested and safe giving you and your employees peace of mind, while also ensuring you are fully compliant with Health and Safety regulations and your insurance is valid as a property management company we know how important PAT Testing is. PAT Testing Chester.

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What is PAT Testing?

Portable appliance testing (PAT Testing) is the Process used to describe the examination of electrical appliances and equipment to ensure they are safe to use. Most electrical safety defects can be found by visual examination, but some types of defect can only be found by testing. Visual inspection and testing by a competent person are required at appropriate intervals, depending upon the type of equipment and the environment in which it is used.

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Portable appliance testing helps all aspects of property management. Did you Know we don't only offer our PAT Testing Services in Chester, Wrexham and Liverpool we can now offer PAT Testing Nationwide.

How often does PAT Testing need to be done?

The frequency of Portable appliance testing (PAT Testing) depends upon the type of equipment and the environment it is used in. For example, a power tool used on a construction site should be examined more frequently than a lamp in a hotel bedroom. For guidance on how often PAT Testing is suggested see below.

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  • Offices, Shops and Hotels - 12 Months
  • Schools / Education Facilities - 12 Months
  • Public Use Equipment - Handheld - 6 Months
  • Public Use Equipment - Stationary - 12 Months
  • Construction - 3 Months
  • Industrial - Handheld - 6 Months
  • Industrial - Stationary - 12 Months
  • Healthcare - Handheld - 6 Months
  • Healthcare - Stationary - 12 Months


This is a Guide only and you should consult with the person in charge of your property management or Health and Safety. Most insurance companies will ask for PAT Testing to be completed at least once a year.


How often does PAT Testing need to be done? Office equipment that requires PAT testing. PAT Testing

What Needs PAT Testing?

The easy answer is anything with a plug needs portable appliance testing (PAT Testing). Portable appliances include all equipment that is not part of a fixed installation but is meant to be connected to a fixed installation or generator. Any appliance that uses a flexible cable or plug and socket qualifies as a portable appliance. If you have an appliance that has a plug that is intended to be connected to a wall socket or generator, it qualifies as needing to be PAT tested.

What needs PAT testing? anything with a Plug! Nationwide PAT Testing. PAT Testing Chester. Liverpool

How much does PAT Testing Cost?

It is very difficult to give a upfront cost for portable appliance testing (PAT Testing) due to the nature of the work you can think you can see all items that need testing but then equipment starts to be pulled out of draws and from cupboards. That is why you won’t know the exact cost until all the PAT Testing is completed. 

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PAT Testing Near Me?


Busta Facility Services is based in Chester where we are in prime location to offer Portable appliance testing (PAT Testing) services throughout Chester, Wrexham, Liverpool, North West England and North Wales but we have partnered up with contractors Nationwide to offer a full UK Nationwide Service. We insure that all our PAT Testers are fully vetted and operate to the same  high standards as our property management company whether they are directly employed or contractors.   

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We operate throughout North Wales and North West England

Chester * Deeside * Wirral * Rhyl * Liverpool * Wrexham * Manchester * Banger Warrington * Anglesey * Northwich * Caernarfon * Birkenhead * Llandudno