Regulations

NSW Test and Tag Inspection Regulations

Manufacturing and Workshops

Test and Tag

  • At least 6 monthly by a Competent Person

Fixed RCD Test

  • 6 monthly Push Button test
  • 12 monthly Operating Time Test

Portable RCD Test

  • Daily or before each use Push Button test
  • 12 monthly Operating Time Test


Other Higher Risk Operating Environments 
(eg Kitchens, Bathrooms, Meeting Rooms - equipment moved) 

Test and Tag

  • At least 12 monthly by a Competent Person

Fixed RCD Test

  • 6 monthly Push Button test
  • 12 monthly Operating Time Test

Portable RCD Test

  • 3 monthly Push Button test
  • 12 monthly Operating Time Test


Lower Risk Operating Environments 
(eg General office areas - equipment NEVER moved) 

Test and Tag

Fixed RCD Test

  • 6 monthly Push Button test
  • 2 yearly Operating Time Test

Portable RCD Test

  • 3 monthly Push Button test
  • 2 yearly Operating Time Test

Commercial Cleaning

Test and Tag

  • At least 6 monthly by a competent person

Fixed RCD Test

  • Not Applicable

Portable RCD Test

  • Daily or before each use Push Button test
  • 3 monthly Operating Time Test

Hire Equipment

Test and Tag

  • To be inspected before each hire and tested and tagged every 3 months

Fixed RCD Test

  • Push Button test by hirer prior to hire
  • 12 monthly Operating Time Test

Portable RCD Test

  • Push Button test by hirer prior to hire
  • 3 monthly Operating Time Test

 

Accommodation

Test and Tag

  • 2 yearly in accordance with AS/NZS 3760:2010

Fixed RCD Test

  • 6 monthly Push Button test
  • 2 yearly Operating Time Test

Portable RCD Test

  • 6 monthly Push Button test
  • 2 yearly Operating Time Test

Construction and Demolition

Test and Tag

  • 3 monthly testing by a competent person in accordance with AS/NZS 3012:2010.
  • Colour coded tags are optional

Fixed RCD Test

  • Monthly Push Button test
  • 12 monthly Operating Time Test

Portable RCD Test

  • Daily or before each use Push Button test
  • 3 monthly Operating Time Test

New Equipment

Upon entry to service should be inspected for damage and tagged with a New to Service tag indicating it has not been tested and the date it will be tested 

 

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  • Extremely happy with the service, great team to work with. Friendly, fast, efficient and came in at the quoted price. I would highly recommend Test and Tagging Man. 

    Peter from Kurnell NSW

  • Cost effective and prompt service. He has the latest equipment for testing and very professional

    Erwin from Caringbah, NSW

  • Good contact. On time and worked diligently to find and fix the problem. Came in as per budget, would have him again for next appropriate job.

    Peter from Kangaroo Point, NSW

  • Job done well. Highly recommend Niall, thank you.

    Sungbok from Lidcombe, NSW

  • Great service. Fast, efficient and friendly. Helped me understand what the cause was as well. Would strongly recommend.

    Stuart from Blakehurst, NSW

  • Niall is very thorough with his work. Nothing was too much trouble. I would highly recommend him.

    Marty from Summer Hill, NSW

  • Niall arrived on time and attended to a variety of electrical jobs. Nothing was too much trouble, and all work was carried out efficiently, and with courtesy and good humour. Would definitely use again. Highly recommended.

    Deb from Sylvania, NSW

  • I was very happy with the work.

    Kylie from Maroubra South, NSW

  • Great service! Quick and reliable at a good rate. Highly recommend!

    Sarah from Randwick, NSW

  • Niall knows his stuff. Great electrician very reasonable rates. Will use him again.

    Gerry from Roseberry, NSW