Testing and Tagging Gold Coast

Testing and Tagging Gold Coast

Test & Tag Gold Coast

Testing and tagging services for the Gold Coast region

South East Electrical is a Gold Coast company with specialists in testing and tagging of electric equipment. Ensure compliance with local laws by contracting South East Electrical for your Gold Coast testing and tagging.

Electrical test tags used for Gold Coast testing and tagging

Did you know, every workplace needs to have their electrical appliances tested and tagged at least once per year?

Knowing your responsibilities across all ranges of activities in your workplace is onerous. Rely on South East Electrical’s knowledge to keep your workplace compliant.

Contact Us About Testing And Tagging

Contact South East Electrical to ensure your obligations for workplace testing and tagging of electrical equipment is compliant with all local laws.

We are tagging and testing specialists. Rely on the experienced electricians at South East Electrical for your testing and tagging.

Gold Coast Testing And Tagging Requirements

It is your obligation to ensure the safety of your workplace and that includes regular testing and tagging of your electricals. Queensland workplace health and safety rules on testing and tagging show testing intervals from 3 months to 5 years depending on which industry you operate in. Gold Coast businesses. South East Electrical’s testing and tagging software automates test and tag  intervals by notifying us when your equipment is due for testing. We contact you for an appointment, keeping your equipment always compliant with the regular testing and tagging relevant to your industry.

Who can test electrical equipment

Only a person appointed as competent by their employer can test and tag electrical equipment.

It is an offence under the Electrical Safety Act 2002 to repair electrical equipment unless you have the appropriate electrical work licence.

Competence is based on knowledge and skills gained from training, experience, qualifications or a combination of these.

Tagging electrical equipment

A durable tag must be attached after inspecting and testing to clearly show the test date and the next scheduled test and inspection date.

 

A tool showing the inspection and testing tag (blue impact drill with tag off handle)

Intervals for testing are determined by consulting the Electrical Safety Regulation 2013 and AS/NZS 3760 In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment.

Class of workPortable/specified electrical equipmentType 1 or 2 safety switch (fixed)Type 1 or 2 safety switch (portable)
Construction workAt least 3 monthly intervals by a competent person
  • Use the inbuilt test button (at least monthly)
  • An operating time/current test by a competent person at least annually
  • Use the inbuilt test button – immediately after it is connected and immediately before it used, first time each day
  • By a competent person, at least every 3 months
Manufacturing work
  • If equipment is double insulated, at least every 12 months by competent person
  • If not double insulated, at least every 6 months by competent person

and connected to a safety switch

  • Use the inbuilt test button – at least every 6 months
  • An operating time/current test at least every 12 months by competent person
  • Use the inbuilt test button – daily or before each use, whichever is longer
  • By a competent person, at least every 12 months

Note: From 1 March 2008, portable safety switches are not to be used in manufacturing work. Installed safety switches must be used

Service workAt least 12 monthly intervals by a competent person or connected to a safety switch
Office workAt least 5 yearly intervals by a competent person or connected to a safety switch
  • Use the inbuilt test button at least every 6 months
  • An operating time/current test by a competent person, at least every 2 years
  • Use the inbuilt test button at least every 3 months
  • An operating time/current test by a competent person at least every 2 years
Amusement work (specified electrical equipment)
  • If equipment is double insulated, at least every 12 months by competent person
  • If not double insulated, at least 6 months by competent person and connected to a safety switch
Amusement work (amusement rides and devices)Inspected and tested each after each onsite assembly, and every six months
Rural industry work (all plug in equipment)Visual examination before each use
Rural industry work (Specified electrical equipment used under stated electrical risk factors)Either: test and inspect every 12 months or protect with a safety switchRecommended push button test every three monthsRecommended push button test every three months

Our Gold Coast Testing and Tagging Services

Testing and tagging features

  • All testing and tagging work is documented to prove your OH&S compliance.

  • We test and tag all equipment and document this for your records.

  • As part of the testing and tagging process we get to inspect your equipment. We can identify possible problems before they occur.

Testing and tagging includes

  • Compliance Checks

  • Visual Inspections

  • Insulation Resistance

     

  • Earth Continuity/Leakage

Ready to go?

Contact us about testing and tagging

We are tagging and testing specialists. Rely on the experienced electricians at South East Electrical for your testing and tagging.

Annual testing and tagging is the best way for Gold Coast businesses to prevent electrical problems before they occur. Common electrical problems identified in test and tag include damaged pins, frayed cords and bent and overloaded cabling.

South East Electrical For Testing and Tagging Gold Coast

We are licensed electricians who have been operating on the Gold Coast for decades. What separates us from other testing and tagging companies is our commitment to the Gold Coast and our complete knowledge of electrical services.

While we are testing and tagging all your electrical appliances, we can also:

  • Test all emergency lights at the same time.
  • Complete the general safety audit to ensure there are no other problems, therefore saving time and money for you

Items You Must Have Tested And Tagged Regularly

The following electrical items require testing and tagging:

  • Power equipment such as drills and welding equipment
  • Power boards
  • Extension cables
  • Portable power equipment
Ensure your compliance with the state safety legislation. Call South East Electrical for your Gold Coast testing and tagging needs.
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South East Electrical Testing And Tagging Services For Gold Coast And Brisbane

South East Electrical are the qualified electricians servicing Gold Coast businesses requirements for testing and tagging. Rely on the experience and professionalism of our electricians for your Gold Coast testing and tagging.

Regular testing and tagging is part of your responsibilities as a business. We can help you maintain your site compliance with proper testing and tagging. If you're unsure of your testing and tagging requirements under the laws then please contact us for advise. Our Gold Coast testing and tagging experts will advise you and test equipment as necessary.

 

 

 

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