hseThe Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has updated their guidance on maintaining electrical equipment. This is now the third edition and gives guidance to

  • Managers
  • Electricians
  • Technicians
  • Users

The third edition brings it more in line to the IET COP 4th edition, this is a good thing.

Their guidance provides advice about risk assessment and recommended initial test and frequencies of the HSE PAT testing guide. They also have some clarification regarding the legal requirement of maintenance of portable appliances.

You can view a copy here: https://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/priced/hsg107.pdf