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Yvonne Tech: PAT testing (67* d) RE: Tech: PAT testing 25 Sep 11

Treewind makes a very good point.

As the legislation also falls under the consumer act and a band would be classed as consumers of the electricity in a venue, then the venue should also be able to produce an Electrical Installation Safety Certificate to ensure that their sockets and wiring are safe for use by anyone using their sockets. ( is all insane..but law)

The law says the testing can be done by a 'competent person'. However, I suspect that should anyone be killed by faulty equipment the law would argue that the only way to prove the person testing was 'competent' is for them to have been a fully qualified electrician.

Will Fly has it right. Get it tested by a certified Pat tester. No use crying over 50 or so!

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