ATCO is a company which is based in the North East of England, specialising in Portable Appliance (PAT testing) and emissions testing, we are test engineers who have 30 years of combined experience within the portable appliance testing industry.

We have full DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services) checks annually which allow our customers to feel confident when working in a proximity involving children, vulnerable adults and sensitive areas.

There are regulations to consider which could protect your assets, staff and the general public from injury or damage

The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974

This act puts the duty of care upon both the employer and the employee to ensure the safety of all persons using the work premises. This includes the self employed.

The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999

This act states:

“Every employer shall make suitable and sufficient assessment of:

  • (a) the risks to the health and safety of his employees to which they are exposed whilst at work, and
  • ¬†(b) the risks to ensure the health and safety of persons not in his employment arising out of or in connection with the conduct by him or his undertaking.”
The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989

This act states:

“All systems shall at all times be of such construction as to prevent, so far as reasonably practicable, such danger.”

“As may be necessary to prevent danger, all systems shall be maintained so as to prevent, so far as reasonably practicable, such danger.”

“System’ means an electrical system in which all the electrical equipment is, or may be, electrically connected to a common source of electrical energy and includes such source and such equipment”

“Electrical Equipment’ includes anything used, intended to be used or installed for use, to generate, provide, transmit, transform, rectify, convert, conduct, distribute, control, store, measure or use electrical energy.”

Portable Appliance Testing Specialists

Our engineers are specialists in the field of Portable Appliance Testing and provide a efficient, reliable and professional service at very competitive prices.

We have 30 years of combined experience within the portable appliance testing industry, which includes working in schools, police, hospitals and factory environments.

Our Services

What Our clients say

“Thank you for a very professional and friendly service. Our testing was done with minimum disruption. I was very impressed and it was a pleasure to do business with you.”

Joint Commissioning Team, NHS

“ATCO provided an excellent service to my company at a very competetive price. I would definitely recommend the company to others who are requiring PAT testing in their organisation.”

Sean Stembridge, SMS Designs

“As an specialist letting agency, we use ATCO pat testing exclusively for their professionalism and attention to detail. I would have no hesitation in recommending their services.”

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