Electrical Safety for Schools

Schools need to regularly test and ensure the electrical safety of the tools and equipment used by their staff and students in the pursuit of education.

Appliance Check can provide testing and safety requirements to meet the Ministry of Education’s Operational Policies guidelines (Property Management Handbook) and ensures a safer environment for your students.

Education Info

Testing your school's appliances with ApplianceCheck on a regular cycle is a key step towards achieving and maintaining this goal.

ApplianceCheck test hundredss of schools, polytechs and universities nationwide and understand the specific requirements of this sector. We are available to conduct testing during school holidays.

The following information should cover all the important aspects regarding electrical safety for the education industries.

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Testing Cycles

Most educational appliances require testing on an annual basis. However some equipment like computers, printers and faxes are classified as low risk appliances and only require a 5 year inspection. Get in touch today to find out the electrical safety of your appliances.

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  • It all starts with a phone call or an email. An information pack containing general electrical safety material and a quote created to the specifics of your school will be sent to you.
  • The work will be performed in an orderly manner by one or several Appliance Check employees carrying their identifications and certified test equipment.
  • All inspected appliances will be tagged (with company name, date and inspection no.) and recorded on a data sheet. Any failed items will be labeled "DO NOT USE" and identified to an appropriate staff member. Failed items must be repaired, taken out of commission or disposed of.
  • Upon completion of the work, you will receive an Appliance Register in hard copy (digital format available on request) outlining every individual item inspected.
  • Appliance Check will send you an automated reminder of your next inspection date.
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Appliance Register

After testing is complete, you will be send a complete register of all items checked and their location as well as any items that may have failed inspection. This register can double as an asset register or an inventory of portable appliances at your school.

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The Process

By outsourcing testing to our professional team you will save yourself time and money, receive an independent safety audit and be confident your testing has been carried out by a trained and independent professional PAT tester.

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We offer a range of Industry specific services, whether your in the education sector through to small and large businesses it's important to know what the legal requirements are for your situation.

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