What is it
A portable appliance is any electrical equipment which derives its power source via a flexible cable and plug top.
Each appliance will be tested for an earth bond and insulation resistance, where applicable earth leakage / load test. Each appliance is visually verified, plugs removed and inspected.
Why do you need it
The law requires your business to test all of your portable appliances regularly to ensure that it is safe for staff and customers
When it needs to be done
Good practice is that annual tests afford maximum protection and compliance.