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 Ringwood

If you own portable electrical appliances, it’s absolutely critical that you test and tag them on a regular basis. This is an important activity that you need to undertake as a responsible business owner, and it can help to protect your team members – and your business. Read More

Why Ringwood residents Need To Test and Tag Regularly

Surprisingly, there are a number of business owners throughout Australia (and beyond) who fail to perform this important task on a regular basis. This is just inviting disaster and it could potentially result in serious injury to a person.

If you’re looking for justification to perform the testing and tagging that can protect your business, here’s a closer look at some of the main reasons to do so:

Testing and Tagging Can Save Lives

The appliances within your business premises are delicate and sophisticated, so you’ll need to check them on a regular basis to make sure that they work properly.

You’ll need to monitor your electrical appliances to make sure that their integrity has been protected, for instance, and you’ll also need to verify that your fire extinguishers and emergency equipment will be capable of serving you in an emergency situation.

If you make sure that your appliances (and their various connections, guards and cover) are safe, you’ll be better able to protect your team members. Those pieces of equipment could even spell the difference between life and death.

Work with Confidence

Working in an unsafe environment can be incredibly stressful. Your team members will be on edge constantly, and this will affect their performance and sense of safety. This could lead your team members to abandon your business altogether and it will undoubtedly affect their productivity.

If you know that all of the appliances and equipment within your premises work well, your team members will be able to work in complete confidence. They’ll appreciate that you’re taking care of their needs and cultivating a safe working environment for them.

Reduce the Length of Insurance Claims

If an accident does happen in your workplace, you’ll often find that the insurance process can last for years. This can be expensive and stressful, and it could even come back to harm your business. If you can prove the maintenance record of your equipment and appliances, you’ll make this process much simpler and faster.

Live Comfortably and Confidently

As a business owner, there’s a good chance that you’ll have to deal with a range of constant stresses and strains. It’s important that you take the appropriate steps to minimise and mitigate those feelings. If you take proper care of your equipment and appliances, you’ll be able to live comfortably and confidently.

Contact Us Today

When it comes to test and tag Ringwood businesses often trust in Jim’s Test & Tag. We have over a decade of experience and we understand how to offer compassionate and comprehensive service.

If you would like to start protecting your business today, be sure to get in touch with us and it will be our pleasure to let you know what we can do for you.

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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.