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 Tasmania

Peace of mind is something that all business owners strive for. It comes in many forms, extending from the desire to be the best in your marketplace to deliver the kind of products and services that make a real and positive difference in the world. However, on a daily basis, one thing that all those responsible for a business want is for their employees to have a safe place to work with minimal risk of any harm coming to them.

Electrical Test and Tag Services in Tasmania

At Jim’s Test and Tag, our electrical test and tag services bring Tasmania’s business community as well as private individuals a dependable means to safeguarding the integrity of their electrical appliances.

We understand that once the power is on and your team is busily completing their work, it is easy to lose sight of the fact that all around them, electricity is coursing through the wires. However, a simple break in wire insulation or a factory fault in a new appliance can result in a nasty surprise that could have grave implications. Read More

The Services That We Offer

Naturally, it is easy to discount certain appliances and equipment as harmless. In truth, the services that we render here at Jim’s Test and Tag also extend to households. That’s right, everything from kitchen appliances to office equipment, construction machinery and even portable electrical appliances all need to be checked regularly.

Electrical test and tag in Tasmania involve physical inspection of the electrical cords and connections, which are also tested to ensure that they are properly insulated. The functionality of each device must also be tested to ensure that there are no faults. Polarity checks are also completed on the connections.

At Jim’s Test and Tag, we also regularly test brand new equipment for companies who wish to ensure that their investment has no manufacturing faults that could lead to a loss of productivity.

In terms of the extent of the services that we can provide to your business, these include the following:

  • Electrical Risk Assessment
  • Fire Protection Services
  • Microwave Testing
  • RCD Safety Switch Testing
  • Portable Appliance Testing
  • Earth-Fault Loop Impedance Testing
  • Data Management

Once your devices and appliances are found to be compliant and pass the inspections that our professionals carry out, this minimises the possibility of property damage as a result of an electrical fire. What’s more, given that some insurance companies now request information with regards to testing and tag, the sooner that you create a routine for such checks the better.

Safeguard Your Premises Today

Here at Jim’s Test and Tag, we believe that for those in positions of responsibility to feel confident that their workplace is compliant, engaging our services is essential. Every year countless lives are saved as a result of the inspections that we carry out. Prevention is better than the cure, and we endeavour to ensure that your appliances will cause no harm to your workforce, and will not threaten the integrity of your premises.

So, for test and tagging services Tasmania’s business owners and homeowners can turn to when they wish to determine the risk their electrical appliances and devices pose to their premises, seek us out at Jim’s Test and Tag. We give free quotes to all those interested in retaining our services and look forward to delivering a professional service that you can depend on.

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.