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G242 - Inspecting and Testing Portable Electrical Appliances
This guide was updated and renamed in June 2018. It is a short guide often used to accompany CLEAPSS training on portable appliance testing (PAT). Describes the rules for electrical testing and the practical steps needed to conform to Regulations. Explains how to recognise different sorts of electrical equipment, and how each should be inspected and/or tested. Also describes common testing devices.