In order to comply with the latest Government Legislation, ALL APPLIANCES within all places of work, need to be Tested and Tagged regularly to adhere to and comply with the current Australian Standards AS/NZS 3760: 2003
Frequency of Inspection
Every place of work is different and so is the frequency of Testing. It all depends on the environment in which the Appliances are being used. For example; if your place of work is a combination of a warehouse environment and an office environment, The Appliances in the warehouse will need to be tested once every (6) MONTHS. However within a clean well maintained office, for the fixed Appliances the retest date may extend for a period of up to (5) YEARS.
All the Appliances that are used in a more hazardous environment like kitchens, or portable Appliances were the lead is subject to flexing in the normal mode of operation, like power boards, extension leads, power supplies, laptops & laptop power supplies, should be tested once every (12) MONTHS.