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.


Test and Tag Electrical Equipment

Testing and Tagging is the term given to the process of inspecting and testing all in-service electrical equipment for personal safety. It is considered mandatory for all companies in all industries from demolition and construction to manufacturing and hospitality. Read More

If you’re looking for a company to test and tag all of your electrical equipment, we’ve got you covered. We’ve been working in this industry for over 10 years and we’re proud to have become leading experts in the field of electrical safety in Australia.

What electrical equipment should be tested?

The equipment that needs to be tested will often depend on the complexity of the work you carry out and what equipment you have installed. As a general rule of thumb, however, anything that uses a power lead plugged into a power point is an appliance that will need to be inspected and tested.

Why should I choose Jim’s Test and Tag electrical equipment services?

Jim’s is a household name with franchisees operating across the country from Melbourne to the Gold Coast and from Sydney to Tasmania. We take our role in electrical safety very seriously and we take pride in helping business owners all over Australia rest easy knowing that they can work safely in their environment.

The following are just some of the reasons why we’re a name you can trust;

Our technicians are highly experienced. There is no substitute for experience when it comes to safety. When you choose Jim’s Test and Tag, you are choosing a company that has experience in working with companies and organisations in all industries.

We put safety first. If you would like our team members to participate in a safety induction training session before they step onto your site, we would be happy to oblige. We believe that safety should be the foremost concern of any company, including our own.

Our franchisees also hold Public Liability Insurance and are expected to provide each member of their teams with their own safety equipment, including safety eye wear and footwear, high visibility vests, workspace fencing, witches hats, and fibreglass ladders.

We’re a name you can trust. From the moment you start working with us, we will operate transparently and fairly. We pride ourselves on always providing the best service at the most affordable prices, ensuring that every person in Australia has the opportunity to work in a safe environment.

Would you like to get a quote for testing and tagging all appliances in your workspace? Do you want to know more about how often you need to get your appliances tested? Fill out the form here on our site or give us a call now on 131 546 and have a chat with a member of our team. We look forward to helping you improve your business safety compliance.

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.