Testing and Tagging is the process of inspecting and testing all in service electrical equipment for personal safety. Each year hundreds of lives are saved due to timely testing and tagging of electrical equipment. This not only helps in saving lives, but also can reduce the risk of lengthy insurance claims in the event of a tragedy.


Fire Extinguisher tests need to be done at least every 6 months. Fire Extinguishers are the easiest and fastest way of protecting you and your business when a fire occurs. Smoke alarms are now mandatory in dwellings across most Australian states, with reports that they can reduce house fire deaths by up to 60%., It’s critical to regularly get your smoke alarm and fire extinguishers tested properly.


Even if you know where all the exits are located and all the emergency & exit lights seem to be in working order, regular testing and maintenance is the only way to minimise the risk of faulty emergency & exit lights in an emergency situation. Emergency & exit light testing is a 6-monthly legislative requirement,, which will ultimately help to increase the safety for employees and clients in your workplace.


Whenever a microwave oven is turned on, radiation energy is produced causing the water in food to vibrate rapidly. This rapid vibration produces heat, which in turn cooks the food. The energy produced by a microwave oven can also penetrate through living tissue which is why exposure is harmful to our health.


An RCD (Residual Current Device) is the industry term for a safety switch. An RCD’s main purpose is to prevent severe electrical shocks from occurring. An RCD acts as a life saving device; it detects and halts the power in an electrical socket preventing dangerous electric currents and fatal electric shocks. RCD’s are usually located on a switchboard but can be used portably. Every home and workplace should enlist in regular RCD safety switch testing to ensure they are working correctly.


At Jim’s Test & Tag, our technicians provide earth fault loop impedance test services, designed to test the electrical earth of all power points and electrical installations and discover any faults within your electric circuit. In order to ensure you and your employees’ safety and the accuracy of our earth fault loop test results, we will also always test the power point we use for our portable appliance tester when we provide our other testing and tagging services.


Electrical Testing Tasmania

The most important thing in any workplace is safety. If your company does not take measures to provide a safe place for your employees to work, then it will undoubtedly slow productivity and have a serious impact on your ability to realise any profits.

Electrical testing in Tasmania is a trusted and reliable way to evaluate the safety standards of your business and when it is regularly carried out this helps to lower the risk of an electrical fault and as a consequence the potential for harm coming to those that you employ.

Electrical Testing Service in Tasmania

Here at Jim’s Test and Tag, our team of highly trained professionals deliver the best service in this regard. Our goal is to reduce your risk and in doing so improve your business compliance.

Every single appliance that we test undergoes a complete and thorough test, which must take place before a tag is provided. Furthermore, we are committed to our clients and can provide a testing program that will ensure the safety of your business going forward.

The Benefits Associated with Test and Tagging

Some people might look at electrical testing services in Tasmania as an unnecessary expense. However, there are many benefits that stem from completing this work regularly. First and foremost, those that don’t believe in investing in the safety of their staff and protecting the investment they made into the equipment, appliances and devices that they have on site open themselves up to huge risk. Read More

Having equipment in place that is in good working condition ensures that your productivity levels are protected. A poorly performing appliance will not only slow down your rate of work but it may also put a strain on your electricity usage, and this will undoubtedly increase your monthly bills.

The major issue here is that a machine that is compensating for a fault is more likely to malfunction. Having a regular maintenance program safeguards you against this and the time lost should it suddenly stop working.

Those that choose not to complete test and tag inspections at their workplace stand to incur fines for this oversight. Compliance is important to protect the lives of those on your premises but also in the community in which you operate. Having proper tests carried out reduces the likelihood of your business having to pay costly fines and will stand to your benefit should equipment lead to the injury of a worker.

Insurance is one of the major expenses that you likely must cover every year. Being able to demonstrate investment in the services of an electrical testing company gives Tasmania’s smart business owners another feather in their cap that could help lower their premium.

The Most Comprehensive Service in Tasmania

Where “competent” handymen might offer you their services, you may find that they may not arrive with the proper safety equipment. While they might know what to do, their failure to appropriately equip themselves potentially puts them at risk and opens you up to problems, should anything go wrong.

You don’t need to worry about this where the team here at Jim’s Test and Tag is concerned. We supply our own personal protective equipment, and each of our franchisees holds public liability insurance to the value of $20,000,000.

So, for the most comprehensive, dependable and competent electrical testing in Tasmania look no further than the professionals here at Jim’s Test and Tag.

Jim’s Test and Tag provides RCD & Fault Loop testing in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide, Gold Coast as well as regional across Australia.

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Our Personnel

We’ve spent over 10 years in this business. We’ve taken this time to perfect our craft and to this day we continue growing and expanding. Our staff is technically trained and is able to keep our clients informed with their testing and tagging as we complete their inspections.

Why Choose Us?

Choosing a service provider shouldn’t be a daunting task, as long as you have a provider with a knowledgeable staff and a reputation you can trust. When tasked with testing and tagging, it’s important to use a service provider with the skill and equipment to ensure passing inspection. Jim’s Test & Tag has been a leading expert in this field for over 10 years and strives to provide you with the most comprehensive and efficient service.