Test and Tag
Under Chapter 4, Part 4.7 of the Work health and Safety Regulation 2011,(WHS Reg.) a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) at a workplace must ensure that the electrical equipment is regularly inspected and tested by a competent person if the electrical equipment is:
WHS Regulation 150
A record of testing must be kept until the electrical equipment is next tested, permanently removed from the workplace or disposed of. A record of testing must specify the following:
RCD Testing Part 4.7 Division 6s.165(1) of the workplace health and safety Regulation 2011 - Penalties for not testing RCD's
New South Wales
Division 6 Residual Current Devices
165 Testing of residual current devices
1. A person with management or control of a workplace must take all reasonable steps to ensure that residual current devices used at the workplace are tested regularly by a competent person to ensure that the devices are operating effectivly.
(a) in the case of an individual or $3,600.00
(b) in the case of a body corporate $18,000.00
2. The person must keep a record of all testing of a residual current device (other than any testing conducted daily) until the earlier of the following occurs:
(a) the device is next tested,
(b) the device is permanently removed from use.
(a) in the case of an individual or $1,250.00
(b) in the case of a body corporate $6,000.00