Electrical testing and tagging is ensures that your commercial electrical appliances are safe for us. Throughout Victoria, all workplaces must demonstrate safe systems. This includes electrical safety for your staff. It’s all too easy for your staff members to bring to work a rogue plug socket that they purchased off Alibaba. This could have a detrimental affect to not only your safety compliance, but the well-being of your staff. By contracting professional test and tag electricians regularly, you can be sure that all devices in your office are safe for use.
The more frequently devices are used, the more likely they are to be poorly handled. This equipment as well as those used in more hostile environmental conditions are often more likely to become electrically unsafe. At Relec Data & Electrical, we understand that testing and tagging is a nuisance. That’s why we ensure that we show up on time, stay out of the way of your day to day operations and leave everything back the way it was found. Should we find that a handful of appliances are not fit for tagging, we will recommend how to ensure that your staff remain safe whilst in the workplace.
Every electrical device within your workplace should be tested and tagged. It’s important for you to make sure that your colleagues have enough power outlets so are not daisy chaining plugs and also are fully aware that the introduction of their own electrical appliances causes risk to others. Take a look below at the most typical items that should be tested and tagged throughout your workplace.
According to the AS/NZS 3760:2010 in Victoria, only those who have undertaken a test and tag course to learn how to use a Portable Appliance Tester are allowed to test and tag. Test and taggers must also stay up to date with changes to the AS 3760 minimum requirements.
The frequency of testing and tagging appliances depends on where the appliance is. For example, the minimum requirements for most equipment within factories and workshops is every 6 months. It can also depend on a workplaces OH&S assessment. However, it also depends on the type of strain put on the cord and whether the environment is considered hostile. If you would like to determine how often you should be testing and tagging and want to uphold your duty of care, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
The cost of testing and tagging depends on numerous factors, such as the type and volume of equipment and any special reporting formats. Therefore, there’s no one-size-fits all approach.
Take zero chances as an employer and ensure your commercial property is compliant with Victorian OHS regulations through test and tagging services by Relec Data & Electrical. Contact us today on 0413 012 013 or simply fill our the form below to obtain your free quote. All works completed are covered by our lifetime labour warranty and come complete with an electrical safety certificate once we have swept through your entire workplace.
While test and tagging is very simple work for us, it’s one that we take very seriously. Our highly skilled electricians are specifically instructed on every job to take the time required to double check their work. With fixed priced quotes, it does not matter how long we spend as long as the job is complete to perfection. Test and tagging services are vital to your safety obligations as an employer and you want to choose a electrical company you can rely upon. Further to this, here are some other reasons why Melbourne business owners choose Relec for all testing and tagging services.
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