Test and Tag
Test and tag
An employer cannot overlook the sheer importance of getting all the electrical appliances checked by professionals. We believe that the safety of the staff is of the utmost importance in any workplace. Even trivial negligence of electrical appliance safety checks can lead to electric shock or other fatal consequences.
A visual check of all appliances to identify any problems or defects. The following equipment checks shall be made by visual and physical inspection of all equipment:
Check for obvious damage, defects, or modifications in the equipment and its accessories, connectors, plugs or cord extension sockets; and for discoloration that may indicate exposure to excessive heat, chemicals or moisture.
Check that flexible cords are effectively anchored to equipment, plugs, connectors and cord extension sockets.
Check for damage to flexible cords to ensure that:
- The inner cores of flexible cords are not exposed or twisted.
- The external sheaths are not cut, abraded, twisted, or damaged to such an extent that the insulation of the inner cores is visible.
- Unprotected conductors or the use of banding insulation tape are not in evidence.
Earth Continuity Test
Tagging or Labelling
Following visual and electrical tests, compliant appliance shall be fitted with a durable, non-reusable, non-metallic, barcoded tag.
Non-compliant appliance shall be withdrawn from service and Out of Service or Danger Tag shall be fitted on it. The choice of remedial action, disposal or other corrective action shall be determined by the owner or the person responsible for the safety of the site where the equipment is used.
Documentation or Reporting
Name of Technician (who performed the test)
Test Instrument’s Serial Number
Next Test Date
The report is provided by a soft-copy for easy transfer. This report can be used as Asset Management Register. When equipment approaches the retest date, we send you a courtesy email and give phone reminders.