Organizing an Event !?!

Are you organizing an event?… Don’t get caught out; ensure that you fulfill your OH&S obligations. Having considered  all the important issues  of Amenities,Egress/Access, Fire Prevention, Emergency procedures etc: We tend to skim over the most important consideration that being of Electrical Safety… Here below is an Electrical safety checklist to help with Public Safety and Public Liability Compliance. This list is pretty generic please check with the Venue manager about Specific requirements:

❑ Residual circuit devices (RCDs) are used where required,
including all hand held electrical appliances and tools

❑ All portable electrical equipment including leads are tested
(6 or 12 months in accordance with AS/NZS 3000:2000
Electrical Installations, known as the Wiring Rules, and AS
3533 – Amusement Rides and Devices). Tagging is also
recommended

❑ Adequate protection of the public from electric shock and
any trip hazards from cords are minimised

❑ All leads, plugs, etc. are protected from weather and
other environmental conditions (e.g. water)

❑ Evidence of electrical safety can be provided upon request
from an authorised

❑ Residual circuit devices (RCDs) are used where required,including all hand held electrical appliances and tools

❑ All portable electrical equipment including leads are tested(6 or 12 months in accordance with AS/NZS 3000:2000Electrical Installations, known as the Wiring Rules, and AS3533 – Amusement Rides and Devices). Tagging is alsorecommended

❑ Adequate protection of the public from electric shock andany trip hazards from cords are minimised

❑ All leads, plugs, etc. are protected from weather and other environmental conditions (e.g. water)

To help you organise your Electrical we are here to help… we can test and tag all your gear.. provide advice about the legal requirements for Amusements and Display in Public Settings… To assist with all the requirements of organising a public event in SA download the PDF brochure at Work-Safe SA Website

Here at Tested & True ~ test & tag we use the very latest in Portable Appliance Testing…The STC ProLogger 2 it can perform RCD testing, Earth Leakage Detection and Run Testing all in one operation.On top this all our Technicians are Trained to National Standard UEENEEP008 by Intertag in Sydney NSW, all our Equipment is in good repair and in Calibration. Most of all we pride ourselves on our Knowledge of OH&S legislation and the current Australian and NZ Standards ensuring that you get Quality Service at a competitive price.

Visit us at www.testedandtrue.com.au

or our Newsletter http://testedtruenewsletter.blogspot.com/

Peter Hill Manager, Tested & True ~ test & tag Adelaide July 2010

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