This highlights that all equipment that is portable must have regular checks and be tested to ensure that they are safe. This could be anything raging from computer equipment up to kettles and microwaves. This is often referred to as PAT; Portable Appliance Testing. This consists of three sections.
• visual inspection
• earth continuity test
• insulation test
The testing for this should be done regularly and are usually every 12 months and this is to be done by a trained professional.
Their duties of the visual inspections are to inspect the cables, the plugs the casing and any lose components. The visual inspection also examines the plug for wiring or fuse problems such as an incorrect fuse or loose connections.
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There is also a need for a risk assessment if there is a trip that is outside the building. This risk assessment is done through a scoring system. If there is an outing for example then you will have to fill out a risk assessment sheet. This will give you a final score that will then allow you a final answer as to whether the trip as allowed or whether it is deemed too dangerous.
AC1.2: Describe the typical services provided by an office facility
Typical services that are provided by and office facility are procedures that are agreed and are in place in order to support management within the organisation. There are many different services that are included in this. This can range from:
Maintain diaries; this includes adding moving and organising different meetings and events
Receive and send messages; this could be in accordance to your own work load or those that you manage.
Deal with correspondence;
Make and receive telephone calls; th3ese include both internal and