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Petroleum License Testing/Hazardous Areas Testing (DSCAR)

Electrical Testing Surveyors offer Petroleum Licence testing and Hazardous Areas testing. The site operator (duty holder) must rely on the effective monitoring of the electrical installation and equipment in order to comply with the requirements of “The Electricity at Work Regulations” and local licensing authorities.

In order to satisfy maintenance requirements for Petroleum Licence testing under these regulations, taking into account the duty of use of certain equipment. Inspection and testing should be carried out annually in respect of the following: –

  • – Electrical equipment in and associated with, hazardous areas.
  • – Portable equipment and other equipment connected to the supply via a flexible cord and/or plug and socket-outlet.
  • – Circuits feeding car washes and other external equipment used by the public.
  • – Electrical earthing arrangement including measurement of (PME) diverted neutral current.

Surveyor tester conducting petroleum licence testingTesting will be carried out to ensure that continuing compliance is maintained and that any defects, deviations, or non-compliances are identified (and optionally rectified).

Local Authority paperwork will be completed for licensing purposes. Test data and results will also be submitted upon completion.

Guidance is also available regarding the Regulations and their implications.

If you need support with compliance, call us today to see how our flexible support packages might suit your business.


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Serving the UK & Ireland NationwideNationwide and Multi-Site Coverage National & regional contracts undertaken to date, amongst others include:

  • W.H.Smith & Sons - (High Street Retailers)
  • ABNA Agriculture - (Animal Feed Mills)
  • Arnold Clark Automobiles Ltd - (Motor Dealerships)
  • Heinz Foods - (Food Manufacturers)
  • Gerber Foods - (Soft Drink Manufacturer)
  • DS Smith Corrugated - (Paper Manufacturers)
  • Inchcape Retail - (Motor Dealerships)
  • Pendragon plc - (Motor Dealerships)
  • Rexel Ltd - (National Wholesalers)

From very large and complex industrial electrical installations in factories consuming many megawatts of power, to small offices requiring only a few portable appliances to be tested.

We have developed a range of highly detailed and user friendly Test Data & Survey Reports.


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