Electrical equipment and appliances are used in almost all types of business theses such ovens, heaters, and electric kettles. These appliances are susceptible to errors and can malfunction after years of wear and tear. This is the reason why test and tag are required under Australian Workplace Safety Standards.
Frequency of testing
The frequency of testing depends on the type of equipment, its usage, and the working environment. The goal of testing and tagging is to ensure that electrical equipment is safe for use and that the risk of electrical hazards is minimized. Here are some general guidelines for the frequency of testing and tagging: