New Pat Labels Online site

Welcome to the New Pat Labels Online Website

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Pat Labels Online are delighted to announce the launch of their new website. After many years of service, the decision was taken to retire the old site and replace it with a new, more advanced website, which not only provides a better user experience across mobile phones and tablets, but also boasts a number of… Read more »

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Power Lines

How to work safely near overhead power lines

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Many people are killed and injured each year by coming in contact with live overhead power lines or when flashovers happen. The risk is even higher if your occupation involves tall vehicles and long equipment, for example, elevated work platforms, vehicle mounted cranes, scaffold poles or combines, sprayer booms and irrigation pipes. Accidents have happened… Read more »

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Electricity

What are the 4 Main Types of Electrical Injury?

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If you touch a live electrical component, or wire, an electrical current passes through the body and will try to find a path to earth, and in doing so, blocks out the electrical signals between the brain and the muscles, resulting in what is commonly known as an electric shock. An electric shock, in addition… Read more »

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18 Million are at electrical risk because they don’t ask this one question…

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Electrical Safety First, the UK’s electrical safety charity has released market research which shows that 18 Million UK residents could be putting themselves and their home at risk because they feel too embarrassed to ask if an electrician carrying work out for them, if they are registered to the UK national safety standard (BS 7671)… Read more »

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Fuse

How do fuses work?

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While most of us know that without a fuse, a household plug, and whichever appliance it’s attached to, won’t work. A question frequently asked is “How does a fuse work, what is its purpose, and why it is important to fit the correct one?” In our world of hi tech appliances, fuses play a very… Read more »

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Electrics.

Pat Testing Requirements & FAQ’s

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PAT testing is often a subject stumbled upon that many people didn’t know about. The requirements of PAT Testing is something we get asked for a lot, so we thought we would put a blog together covering some of the most frequently asked questions we receive. How often do my appliances have to be tested?… Read more »

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Electrical Safety at Work: What You Need to Know

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Electricity is essential to us, it plays a part in most peoples working life; many of us could not do our jobs without it. It does have a dangerous side and needs to respected and treated with caution. You can’t usually see electricity, smell it or actually hear it, but there can be serious consequences… Read more »

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The World’s Biggest and Most Devastating Fires

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When mankind first discovered how to control fire, everyday life changed on Earth – the balance tilted in man’s favour. Fire brought light into the darkness; man’s activities were no longer restricted to daylight hours – he had more productive time at his disposal.  He cooked food, kept warm and stayed protected. As time went… Read more »

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Vapour

Don’t Let Your Vapour Go Up In Smoke

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On walking into a pub, an office or a shop many would be mistaken to think that you had time travelled back to Britain pre 2007, pre smoking ban. Seemingly ‘Harmless’ Vapour hangs in the air as people socialise, drink and work.  E-cigarettes, the industry worth hundreds of millions pounds is responsible. Around 2.1 million… Read more »

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