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TABLE 4
Indicative testing and inspection intervals for electrical equipment
(CAUTION: This page must be read in conjunction with AS/NZS 3760 as a whole, and particularly 2.1)

 

Type of environment and or equipment#

Interval between inspections and tests

Equipment including
Class I equipment,
Class II Equipment,
cord sets,
cord extenstion sets
and EPODs #

Residual current devices (RCDs)#

(a)

(b)#

Portable (c)

Fixed (d)#

Portable (e)#

Portable (f)

1 Factories, Workshops, Places of Manufacture, Assembly Maintenance or Fabrication

6 months#

Daily, or before every use whichever is the longer

6 months#

12 months#

12 months

Daily, or before every use whichever is the longer

12 months#

3 months

6 months#

12 months#

12 months

Daily, or before every use whichever is the longer

5 years#

3 months#

6 months#

2 years#

2 years

Interval between inspection and test#

Interval between inspection and test

Interval between inspection and test #

Residual current devices TCDs#

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

(f)

4 Residential type ares of hotels, residential institutions, motels, boarding houses, halls, hostel accomodation houses and the like

2 years

6 months

6 months

2 years

2 years

5 Equipment used for commercial cleaning

6 months

5 Equipment used for commercial cleaning

N/A

6 months

N/A

3 Hire equipment

Inspection

Test and Tag

7 repaired, services and second hand equipment

Prior to Hire

Including push-button test by hirer prior to hire

N/A

N/A

3 months

N/A

3 months

12 months

After repair or service which could affect electrical safety or on reintroduction to service refer to AS/NZS 5762