The current Australian Standard, AS/NZS 3760:2010 specifies the tests required to be conducted in order to confirm the electrical safety of an item. Whilst the Australian Standard does not mandate a Portable Appliance Tester (PAT) should be used to conduct these tests, the use of a PAT remains one of the most comprehensive and efficient methods of ensuring an items electrical safety.
Contact Group Elctrcians use the lattest PAT devices when udertaking testing on your electrical appliances.
Please note under the Harmonised WHS Regulations 2012, the Inspection, Testing and Tagging of portable electrical appliances located in a Hostile Environment has become mandatory with a documented risk assessment applicable for items in a Non-Hostile Environment.
Contact Group Offer Construction site test and tag services, this can be arrange to be done on site or at a workshop. Please see below information regarding the Australian Standards regarding regualtions surrounding the mandarty testing of electrical equipment that is used on construction sites in Tasmanaia.
Quarterly testing of all portable electrical appliances to be conducted by a competent person.
Quarterly testing of portable RCD's to be conducted by a competent person. Annual testing of fixed RCD's to be conducted by a competent person.