Electrical equipment testing and tagging

Electrical equipment testing and tagging: How often should we be testing and tagging electrical equipment in NSW schools according to WHS legislation? My school says that it should be every 6 months.

Science laboratories in schools have electrical portable equipment such as digital balances, microscopes, power supply, hot plates, etc

Science offices have equipment such as printers and/or photocopiers, computers and other electrical  equipment, which is generally not moved.

 

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Electrical equipment testing and tagging

Science ASSIST has developed an information sheet with more details regarding this topic. See Science ASSIST Information sheet 'Testing requirements for portable electrical equipment'

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