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.
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.
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.
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.