Test & tag frequency varies according to the type of environment and/or equipment.

Demolition and construction environments (as per AS/NZS 3012):every 3 months

Factories, workshops, places of manufacture, assembly, maintenance or fabrication:every 6 months

Environment where the equipment or supply flexible cord is subject to flexing in normal use OR is open to abuse OR is in a hostile environment:every 12 months

Environment where the equipment or supply cord is NOT subject to flexing in normal use and is NOT open to abuse and is NOT in a hostile environment:every 5 years

Residential type areas: hotels, residential institutions, motels, boarding houses, halls, hostels accommodation houses etc.:every 2 years

Equipment used for commercial cleaning:every 6 months

Hire equipment: Inspection:prior to hire

Hire equipment: Test and tag:every 3 months

Repaired, serviced and second-hand equipment:After repair or service or on reintroduction to service