Frequently Asked Questions
How frequently do I need to get tested?
This depends entirely on the item you
What must I get tested?
You must have regular testing on any appliance or tool at your workplace that has a flexible cord and plugs into a 240V single or 415V 3 phase power point. Items are to be under 16kg, or if over 16kg, have a handle to enable portability. Examples of items that need testing include toasters and laptops, power tools, extension cords, printers, photocopiers, RCDs, vacuum cleaners and fork lift chargers. Talk to our team if you’re unsure about a specific item.
What is the minimum amount of items I can get tested?
There is no minimum number of items that can be tested, although most workplaces will have multiple items that require tagging to comply with Australian Standards. Call us for a chat about your property and the types of electrical items present.
What happens if an item fails the test?
We have a responsibility to report all defective items and label them as such. Items that are found to be hazardous must be tagged and withdrawn from use immediately. A qualified repairer can then assess if the item can be fixed or should be discarded altogether.
How long will testing and tagging take?
Testing and tagging only
What records of proof of tagging do I need?
We label all equipment with a Q-Coded tag, which not only looks