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WAREHOUSE & FACTORY – ELECTRICAL TEST AND TAG REQUIREMENTS
What are the electrical test and tag requirements in a warehouse or factory? Electrical test and tag requirements ensure workplace safety, significantly reducing the risk of electrical shock to staff or customers whilst onsite….read more

RETESTING – HOW OFTEN DO I NEED TO TEST AND TAG?
Test and Tag Retesting Periods Made Easy To put it simply when retesting the type of environment the appliance is used determines when it needs to be retested. The more hazardous the environment the more likely an appliance will have a shorter life span and a shorter re-test period….read more

MAKE HEALTH AND SAFETY YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION
It’s that time of year again when the flurry of Christmas cheers and New Year resolutions fill the air. But while your head is full of Christmas Cheer, there may be potential dangers lurking around the corner when it comes to the safety of your electrical goods….read more

YOU ASK, WE ANSWER
Do you have a question about testing and tagging? Most people want to get the answer to their questions straight away, and don’t always want to call and definitely don’t want to wait for an email response. You don’t even have to ring us, you can now chat online directly from our website www.A1testingandtagging.com.au and get your answer straight away…read more

ONLINE TEST AND TAG TRAINING
Get Qualified NOW! Do Online Test and Tag Training Now! Here at A1 Testing and Tagging we are proud to introduce our new test and tag training solution. Our online test and tag course will allow participants to study when they want when ever they want….read more

TEST AND TAG COLOURS
Test and Tag Colours – Who uses them and why? Test and Tag Colours are used only in certain industries to make it easier for Work Safe or your OHS representative to ensure all electrical items have been tested regularly. There are four colours used on a quarterly basis across Australia, these include red, green, blue and yellow….read more

NEW TO SERVICE TAGS
What if you have just had your workplace tested but have just bought a new electrical item, what now? This is where New-to-Service tags come into effect. These tags allow you avoid a minimum charge and the hassle of having to organise testing and tagging again for only one or two new items….read more

POWERBOARD SAFETY TIPS
Beware of the faulty Power Board Power boards are the perfect piece of equipment when you have too many plugs but not enough sockets. What is less know is that many fires and electrical shocks both in the home and at the workplace occur because of an overloaded or faulty power board. Our A1 Testing and Tagging Technicians have found that Power Boards are the number one burnt out and failed items in an office making them a silent threat to your safety…read more

NEW A1 TESTING & TAGGING VIDEO
By Emily Fear October 20, 2014 A1 Testing and Tagging are your testing and tagging Specialists around Australia. We provide a range of electrical testing and tagging services as well as maintenance services by experienced and friendly electrical technicians, licensed in testing and tagging and OH&S…. read more

WHY DO I NEED TO TEST AND TAG?
Why Test and Tag? Having your workplace tested and tagged helps to avoid the risk of an injury to an employee, client or other third party….read more

MICROWAVE RADIATION TESTING
All Microwaves should be tested and tagged every year under Australian Standard AS3350.2.25 & As/NZ 3760. Testing your microwaves ensures that they are compliant with safety regulations. When testing a microwave we are checking that the radiation levels around the microwave are below 5mW/cm2….read more

ISO 9001:2008
Date: 11/01/2013 Why A1 Testing and Tagging is using a ISO 9001:2008? A1 Testing and Tagging has officially received the certification for our management system to be registered as an ISO 9001:2008. This means that our high quality management system is audited every year to ensure compliance with the international standard ISO 9001:2008. We are so proud of this achievement as A1 Testing and Tagging is constantly growing and always improving its systems….read more

THIS YEAR AT A1 TESTING AND TAGGING (2012)
Another successful year of business has come to an end for A1 Testing and Tagging. This year A1 Testing and Tagging have expanded into the Australian electrical safety market through franchising and gaining our Australian ISO 9001:2008….read more

GEELONG TEST AND TAG VAN
December 14, 2012 The new A1 Testing and Tagging Franchise in Geelong is moving electrifying quick to get his franchise up and running. Chris has recently joined our team and heads up the test and tag Geelong already helping business throughout the Geelong area comply with safety regulations AS3760-2010….read more

BEING A TESTER
Being a Tester By Emily Fear November 9, 2012 Being a Tester is hard work as you never quite know what kind of working environment you may be working in. As like any other contractor your conditions vary from offices and shops to heavy manufacturing factories….read more

NEW PRODUCT
New Product By Emily Fear October 26, 2012 This new RCD Tester Kit is efficient and easy to use, as it both data logs and prints out customisable tags. It comes with a scanner that can help to reduce testing time and has an added special feature of being able to microwave test….read more

FAULTY POWERBOARDS
No matter if you are in an office, shop or a factory, make sure you’re tested and tagged, it’s for your safety. You can read our PowerBoard Safety Tips here. Everyday people make the mistake of being too complacent about the electrical items that surround them….read more