is the obligation of all employers under the Work
Health and Safety Act 2011 to ensure that the workplace
is safe for employees. This is includes electrical safety.
One of the most important areas of electrical safety is
Test and Tag.
and Tag is the safety
checking of electrical appliances to Australian Standard
We generally find that 2% of all appliances that we test
are not safe. Most of these faulty appliances have the potential
to cause electric shock, electrocution, or electrical fire.
Test and Tag is a risk management procedure that minimises
the electrical risk to workers.
amp;S legislation has made all levels of management personally
liable for the safety of employees. Test and Tag is a means
of risk management in the workplace. When you use our test
and tag service, we provide you with an Appliance Test Log
document, which forms a part of your amp;S risk management
Prevention of workplace accidents through test and tag also
helps to keep insurance premiums down. Failure to comply
with your obligations under amp;S legislation may also
mean that your insurance company is not bound to cover a
Electrical Appliance Testing makes it easy for you to fulfill
your appliance test and tag obligations under the WHS
on the 'Services' link above to see how Sydney Electrical
Appliance Testing can help you to comply.
If you would like
some further info about test and tag,