What is an RCD?
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. The electrical testing team at Jim’s Test & Tag are experts in RCD testing and can ensure they function correctly in your workplace.
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.
Residual-current circuit breakers are all about safety. There are reams of manuals available on RCD testing and safety rules. At Jim’s Test & Tag our safety protocols comply with Australian standards so you can be sure you’re in the right hands.
RCD Testing & Safety Regulations
RCD safety testing is vital. The testing must be completed by a suitably qualified service technician. Furthermore, the technician must provide reports on the time. At Jim’s Test & Tag, we are quality service technicians that test your RCD’s safety. Most importantly, we remind users to have their devices checked and tested routinely, strictly by local authority and state regulation including the AS/NZS 3760:2010 standard.
Call us today to make sure your RCD’s and other electrical equipment are functioning appropriately. You can rest assured in the knowledge that you have done all that you can to maintain the safety of your workplace.