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 Kew

If you own a business, there are a number of critical responsibilities that you must take seriously if you’re going to achieve success and protect your team. You’ll need to provide appropriate pay and compensation, for instance, and you’ll also need to guarantee a safe and pleasant working environment. Read More

Why Testing and Tagging Is Critical

A big part of offering that working environment is testing and tagging your various appliances. This can help you to keep them safe and give you and your team members complete peace of mind. With those appliances tested on a regular basis, you’ll be in a good position to prepare for any emergencies.

Here’s a closer look at some of the other reasons that you’ll want to invest in testing and tagging

Save and Protect Lives

Every business will have a number of appliances that are critical to doing business. Those appliances are often powerful and draw a lot of electricity, which can be hazardous to the health of your team members. This is why it’s so important that you regularly confirm the quality and integrity of those appliances.

If you regularly check your appliances, you’ll play an important part in mitigating the risk of disaster. Routine checks don’t take too long, and they could truly play a role in helping to save and protect the lives of your team members.

Live Confidently

We know that business owners have a huge number of different stresses and strains. You’ll naturally have a hundred things on your mind, but you can mitigate some of that stress by investing in testing and tagging.

If you work with a provider you trust, you’ll have full confidence that your equipment is safe and that your team members will be able to work comfortably. This is a huge stress to remove from your mind – you’ll be better able to focus on other areas of your business and secure success.

Reduce the Impact of Fires

Fires can prove to be a huge disaster that could threaten your staff and your business premises itself. That’s why it’s so important that you regularly test and tag your fire-related equipment. That includes everything from smoke detectors and sprinklers to your various fire extinguishers.

If you regularly test and verify the functionality of those items, you’ll be better able to protect yourself against the damaging impacts of fires. Again, this can help you to rest assured that your business is safe and that your team members can work in a safe environment.

Work with Confidence

Nobody likes to feel unsafe at work. That’s why it’s so important that you maintain a safe working environment that can instil confidence within your team members. With your team members comfortable and confident, they’ll be able to focus on delivering their best work and working to exceed their goals.

Contact Us Today

Are you ready to unlock the benefits of testing and tagging? When it comes to test and tag, Kew businesses trust Jim’s. Will you be next? Be sure to get in touch with us today and we’ll be sure to get your project off the ground.

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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.