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Electrical Test and Tag Electrician Mornington Peninsula

One of the most useful services that any business can employ is that of a test and tag system. The test and tag system allows you to certify any electrical equipment that you use in a commercial setting but the test and tag system isn’t only for commercial setups, it is also important for residential electrical items in order to make sure that they are safe for use. The industrial uses far outweigh the residential uses though because of the risk that industrial electrical equipment carry. It is vital that you get any industrial equipment tested and tagged on a regular basis because it can make the difference between life and death.

Most commercial settings, on the other hand, don’t actually require that the equipment must be tested and tagged. In office settings it is not required by law to test and tag electrical equipment but it is still a good habit to have for two main reasons. The first is that it makes sure that your workers never have to put themselves in harm’s way when performing their duties. The second is that if they do get injured because of any electrical equipment, the blame will always fall on you if the equipment isn’t tested and tagged. If you do have the equipment tested and tagged then you can at least claim that you did everything in your power to make sure that your employees didn’t have to take unnecessary risks.

Electrical test and tag services can also be useful for residential purposes. For example, there are a few electrical appliances such as irons and hair dryers that are known to cause electrical shocks if they are not kept maintained.

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That is because they feature a single layer of insulation which may wear out because of regular use. In cases such as these it is important to make sure that your appliances are safe to use and don’t cause any unnecessary harm to you or yours. Once you do get these appliances checked out by a test and tag certified electrician you’ll be able to use these appliances without ever worrying when they might end up harming you.

There are a few things that you should keep in mind when getting any electrical equipment tested and tagged. The first is that new equipment doesn’t require testing, it can just be tagged. The second is that testing and tagging can only be performed by qualified people. Therefore it is important to check whether the electrician you hire for tagging and testing purposes can actually prove that they are trained to handle the job.

 

The biggest reason why you should use test and tag is because it is mandated by law. It is mostly for industries that use heavy electrical equipment but it is also useful for office settings because it can come in handy for insurance purposes. If you need a Mornington Peninsula Electrician near me for test and tag services then you can call me today at 0415 899 988, fill out a callback form here, or email me at mark@southsideelectrics.com.au.

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