Portable appliance testing

This refers to the Australian and New Zealand Standard 3760:2010, which identifies the In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment. The AS/NZS 3760:2010 outlines the necessity of in-service inspection and testing for the safety of all persons using electrical appliances and the obligations and responsibilities of employers and employees regarding their duty of care as listed in legislation covering OH&S safety issues.

Electricity has great potential to seriously injure and kill. As an employer or self employed person you are responsible for ensuring the electrical equipment in your workplace is safe and regularly inspected and maintained.