We provide a professional Test & Tag service with minimal disruption to your workplace and a very competitive rate. We make sure you are kept up to date with the Australian Standards in regards to Electrical Testing.

FAQ regarding Test & Tag

  • WHY book Test & Tag?

    Because electricity has the potential to cause serious injury or death. It is the employers legal obligation to ensure a safe working environment.

  • Legislation?

    The Australian New Zealand Standard AS/NZS3760 In-Service Safety Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment is nationally accepted as the minimum safety protocol for the workplace. OHS legislation requires employers and controllers of work premises to ensure that any risk of injury from electricity is eliminated or controlled.

  • HOW often is testing required?

    Recommendation:

    3 months – building, construction and demolition

    6 months – factories, warehouses and production

    12 months – an environment where the equipment/supply cord is prone to flexing or open to abuse, such as office/retail

    5 yearly – an environment where the equipment/supply cord is not prone to flexing or open to abuse

  • WHO can carry out the testing?

    A register of all electrical equipment

    A record of all tests and inspections

    A register of all repairs

    A record of all faulty tests

  • WHAT equipment needs to be tested?

    Single & 3 phase portable plug in electrical equipment

    Portable equipment, hand-held equipment and stationary equipment, designed for connection to the low voltage supply by a

    supply cord for insertion into a socket outlet.

    Cord sets, cord extension sets and outlet devices (also known as electrical portable equipment)

    Flexible cords connected to fixed equipment in hostile environments

    Portable power supplies (includes) power adaptor pack, both of the safety isolating transformer and switch mode type

    Battery chargers including those for commercial or industrial use
    Portable & transportable heavy duty tools

Please have a read of ‘The Australian New Zealand Standard AS/NZS3760 In-Service Safety Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment’ to ensure you are compliant with the requirements. The above is an outline only. If you would like further information please don’t hesitate to contact us.

© 2018 Direct Point Electrical PTY LTD | REC: 22004

© 2018 Direct Point Electrical PTY LTD | REC: 22004