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Emergency Lights for Hospitals

Emergency Lights for Hospitals

on Tuesday, 21 March 2017. Posted in Blog

Even though every hospital has an emergency room, each building must also have emergency lights. These lights are independent of any medical emergency but can be vital in the case of a building-wide hazard. 

Jim’s Test & Tag at The Glenmore Hotel

Jim’s Test & Tag at The Glenmore Hotel

on Friday, 17 March 2017. Posted in Blog

At Jim’s Test & Tag, we are committed to long-lasting relationships with loyal clients. We would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to the W. Short Hotel Group, who hosted one of our franchise owners in Sydney this year.

Join the Test and Tag Business

Join the Test and Tag Business

on Thursday, 16 March 2017. Posted in Blog, Test & Tag

Are you looking for a career change? Why not join the test and tag business? At Jim’s Test & Tag, we are pioneers in the electrical testing and tagging industry. We welcome all of our new franchisees with thorough technical training and ongoing support. If you’re thinking about a career in electrical safety and risk assessment, read on!

How to Prevent a Power Outage

How to Prevent a Power Outage

on Monday, 13 February 2017. Posted in Blog

The recent power outages in Western Australia have been inconvenient for thousands of residents (and businesses) across the state. Our test and tag Perth team have created a blog post to help you reduce the risk of a blackout in your home or office.  

Testing and Tagging in Schools

Testing and Tagging in Schools

on Monday, 30 January 2017. Posted in Blog, Test & Tag

Are you in charge of safety in your school? You need to be aware of your obligations to ensure the safety of teachers and students. Your school needs to be compliant with health and safety standards – much like any other business. A building with precious cargo such as yours should be well maintained.

RCD Tester Tips: Reasons why your Safety Switch Keeps Tripping

RCD Tester Tips: Reasons why your Safety Switch Keeps Tripping

on Thursday, 12 January 2017. Posted in Blog

When our testing technicians complete RCD safety switch testing, one question they often encounter is: why does my safety switch keep tripping? There can be a number of reasons for frequent RCD intervention and we will cover them in this blog post.

Why do you need PAT Testing?

Why do you need PAT Testing?

on Thursday, 12 January 2017. Posted in Blog, Test & Tag

PAT or Portable appliance testing is an essential safety measure for businesses that use portable electrical equipment. Electrical installation and construction sites often include the use of portable tools and devices that could cause harm if faulty. You can ensure safety on your work site by employing a member of Jim’s Test & Tag to perform PAT testing on all of your equipment.

Wishing you a Merry Christmas

Wishing you a Merry Christmas

on Monday, 12 December 2016. Posted in Blog

Here at Jim’s Test & Tag we would like to wish you a very safe and happy festive season!

Office Safety: Power Boards

Office Safety: Power Boards

on Monday, 05 December 2016. Posted in Blog, Test & Tag

Is your business based in an office? Faulty power boards can cause fire and electrical shock. At Jim's Test & Tag we specialise in electrical testing & tagging. You should have your office power boards regularly maintained by a professional, or replaced when damage occurs.

Franchisors Sponsor Nippers Program

Franchisors Sponsor Nippers Program

on Tuesday, 22 November 2016. Posted in Blog

Two of our Jim’s Test & Tag franchisors have sponsored the Woolamai Nippers Surf Lifesaving Program for the second year running. Bruce Collins (Gippsland) and Michael Becker (Melbourne South) have pledged their ongoing support to the program and have helped to ensure that young surf enthusiasts have had access to invaluable education and experience.

Summer Safety: Preventing Fires at Work

Summer Safety: Preventing Fires at Work

on Tuesday, 22 November 2016. Posted in Blog, Fire Protection

Fire prevention measures should be a priority in any workplace. It is important to maintain your emergency equipment throughout the year – however during this high-risk period we should all be more mindful of fire risk.

Staying Safe at the Office Christmas Party

Staying Safe at the Office Christmas Party

on Friday, 18 November 2016. Posted in Blog, Fire Protection, Test & Tag

It’s the most wonderful time of the year already – the festive season is here. Unfortunately, holiday celebrations are often coupled with risk. Relaxed behaviour, combined with access to foreign appliances and objects, can increase the likelihood of a workplace injury.

How to Identify Hazards in the Workplace

How to Identify Hazards in the Workplace

on Wednesday, 26 October 2016. Posted in Blog

The ability to identify a hazard is crucial for any workplace manager or supervisor. If you are responsible for the safety of everyone in the building, it is important to know how to effectively identify risk.

Electric Shock in the Workplace

Electric Shock in the Workplace

on Wednesday, 26 October 2016. Posted in Blog, Test & Tag

The effects of an electric shock can range from mild discomfort to death. You need to make sure preventative measures have been taken in your business. Awareness, combined with compliance to the correct testing and tagging procedures, will help you protect your staff from harm. 

RCD: How a Safety Switch can Save Your Life

RCD: How a Safety Switch can Save Your Life

on Tuesday, 04 October 2016. Posted in Blog

Residual Current Device (RCD) is the industry term for a safety switch. Safety switches are in place as a preventative measure against electrical shock – without a working RCD in place, your home or office is at risk.

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