Test and Tag

safety inspection and testing


Appliances Test and Tag

All electrical appliances within the workplace needs to be inspected and tested for electrical safety under the New Zealand Standard AS/NZS3760:2010.

Electrical Safety Regulations 2010 outline that any electrical equipment that is connected to the electrical supply by a flexible cord will be deemed to be electrically safe if it has a current tag.


meeting the safety standards

Test and Tag frequency depends on the type of environment and equipment. We recommend the following frequencies:

3 months: building, construction and demolition
6 months: factories, warehouses, production and equipment used for commercial cleaning
12 months: an environment where the equipment/supply cord is prone to flexing or open to abuse

2 yearly: hotels, residential institutions, motels, boarding houses, halls, hostels accommodation houses etc.:
5 yearly: an environment where the equipment/supply cord is not prone to flexing or open to abuse
Hire equipment:
Inspection: prior to hire
Test and Tag: every 3 months

Inspection test and tag


Thoroughly visual inspection.

testing appliances


Tools and equipment tested to AS/NZS3760.

Fail and passing for test and tag


How safe the appliance is at the time of testing.

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