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Who are The Local Guys – Test and Tag Hobart?

The Local Guys – Test and Tag Hobart team have been working in the industry for 10+ years and have been servicing Hobart & All of Tasmania , testing and tagging electrical equipment for 7 years. We offer our services to both urban and rural areas across Tasmania. From North Hobart & Surrounds all the way to Launceston.  We pride ourselves on our exceptional customer service and professional electrical services. Our business has $20 million in Public Liability Insurance. Outside of protecting local businesses and ensuring a safe working environment, The Local Guys – Test and Tag want to make a positive impact on the communities in need. This is why we donate $5 from every job we complete to World Vision Australia. So, when you choose to work with us, you are also positively contributing to a community in need.

    What Is Included In The Service

    1. Electrical Testing & Tagging will be completed by a qualified technician. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, so you can rest assured knowing our technicians are prompt, respectful, and uniformed. Each of our technicians also holds a current Police Clearance Check for peace of mind.
    2. Items will receive a tag with our business name, the location of the item, the date, the next due date, and a pass or fail.
    3. Full reporting: Including pass or fail, date of service, next due date, and any notes or recommendations.
    4. You will receive a certificate of compliance for your records. Which will state what services have been completed and when they expire.
    5. We will contact you when your service is due next and promptly get you booked in again. We aim to make your service as hassle-free as possible.
    6. Our team is always only a phone call away if you need any advice or have any questions. We are happy to help with your services.

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    What do The Local Guys - Test and Tag Hobart actually do?

    Test and tag is the process of inspecting electrical appliances for electrical safety. So this process includes a visual inspection, followed by an electrical test using electrical testing equipment such as a Portable Appliance Tester (PAT) to test for any electrical faults. But Electrical test and tagging is important for ensuring the protection of a business and those who come into contact with that business. The Local Guys – Test and tagging in Hobart TAS promotes a safe working environment by reducing the risk of electric shocks, electrocution, electrical burns, electrical fires, and indirect injuries (such as falling off a ladder as a result of a shock) by testing electrical equipment and extension leads, providing ongoing maintenance testing, diagnosis of damaged appliances and much more.

    At Electrical The Local Guys Test & Tag Hobart, we prioritise the safety of your workplace, offering a comprehensive range of services to ensure a safe environment for your team. Our tagging service includes complete testing, adhering to Australian workplace safety standards, to meet and exceed electrical safety measures.

    Our frequent testing regimen ensures that your workplace is consistently secure, and our expert team is dedicated to comprehensive testing. We specialize in the evaluation of portable safety switches, ensuring that they are in peak working condition, contributing to a safer work environment for all.

    With Electrical Testing Services AU, your safety is our top concern, and we leave no stone unturned when it comes to safeguarding your workplace. Trust us for complete testing and peace of mind, knowing that you’re in full compliance with Australian workplace safety standards.

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    Is Electrical Test and Tagging a requirement?

    Electrical test and tagging is a requirement under the AS/NZS 2760:2022 standard. Under the OH&S legislation, it is the responsibility of every employer that this Australian standard is abided to.

    Adherence to this Australian standard is not just recommended but an essential requirement under OH&S legislation. Every employer is responsible for ensuring full compliance with these standards, which are in place to foster a safe and secure environment.

    Our experienced technicians play a vital role in fulfilling this obligation. Equipped with state-of-the-art computerized testing equipment, we offer a comprehensive range of services, spanning safety switch evaluations, current leakage testing, phase balance assessments, radiation leakage testing, and more. Our multi-skilled and knowledgeable team in North Hobart is energetic and dedicated to upholding the highest safety standards, ensuring safety compliance with Australian safety legislation requirements and workplace safety standards.

    Regular testing and tagging are essential components of maintaining a safer workplace. The frequency of testing depends on a variety of factors, with a focus on diagnostic tests and express checks to prevent shocks and electrical appliance issues. We offer a wide range of electrical testing services, ensuring all necessary measures are in place to meet electricity standards and safety compliance.

    The necessity of testing cannot be overstated, as it is pivotal in adhering to Australian safety legislation requirements. It’s not just about complying with safety standards but also creating a secure work environment where employees and businesses are shielded from potential risks.

    For all your electrical test and tagging needs in Hobart and beyond, reach out to our dedicated team. You can call us or visit our website to learn more about our services and how we can contribute to your safety and compliance requirements

    How often does testing need to be completed?

    The frequency of testing is dependant on the environment of the electrical appliances. Testing can range from every 3, 6, or 12 months to every 5 years.

    Contact us to find out more and experience exceptional service!

    Ensure the safety of your equipment with professional test and tag from The Local Guys. Call today!

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How often is testing and tagging?

    Testing and tagging of electrical appliances and equipment frequently is actually mandatory for every company in Australia irrespective to the industry they belong to. It is crucial that owners of the company manage the testing and tagging of their appliances effectively after each and every few months for ensuring a safe environment at the workplace. The Australian workplace safety standards give us an idea of the intervals at which the appliances must be tested and tagged out in the different industries.

    How long does test and tag last?

    For ensuring that electrical appliances function properly and come with no danger to the our lives, it is important to have all of them tested and tagged every 6 months.

    How often should your electrics be checked?

    It will depend on how old your house or workplace is and the number of appliances and equipment present in it. Usually most electricians will suggest checking your electrics every 3-5 years but you must test the GFCI outlets two times in a year at least at your home or office by pushing the button of test or reset.

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    Our Services


    Electrical Appliance Testing


    Fire Extinguisher & Blanket Testing


    Safety Switch (RCD) Testing


    Microwave Leakage Testing


    Emergency Exit Light Testing

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    We Service

    Hobart & All of Tasmania