Test & Tag Legislation

Why Test & Tag?

The Work Health & Safety Act 1995, Electrical Safety Act & Regulations 2002 and the Austraian Standards AS/NZS 3760 cleaarly state your obligations. Tweed Test & Tag are here to help you through the headaches of making sure you are compliant and avoid the unnecessary accidents and legal ramifications that may follow.

What's Involved in Test & Tag?

Depending on the class of the equipment a range of tests will be done in accordance with the Electrical Safety Act & AS/NZS 3760 using a Seaward PT300, the absolte latest in blue tooth technology only just being released in Australia this year.

How often Should I Test & Tag?

Frequency of testing depends on the type of equipment and the environment in which it is being used. The Electrical Safety Act 2002 and The Austraian Standards AS/NZS 3760 clearly state these timeframes and ranges from 3 months to 5 years.

What is AS/NZS 3760?

This is a document written by Standards Australia Committee with members from a variety of industries related to electrical equipment and safety. The standard specifies the procedures and criteria for the in-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment which is designed for connection by a flexible cord. It also applies to etension cord sets, portable outlets devices (power boards), portable residual current devices (safety switches), and portable isolation transformers.