new zealand Test & Tag Regulatory Compliance
Complying with legislative compliance requirements forms part of the overall duty of an employer.
What if I don’t comply?
Non compliance can lead to fines, jail terms or both, for directors and key personnel if a staff member or third party is injured, either severely or fatally!
Under Worksafe New Zealand compliance, an employer must ensure that any risk of injury from electricity at a place of work is controlled by way of regular testing, maintenance and inspection to ensure they remain safe for use.
An employer must ensure that a record is made and kept of all inspections and tests made and maintenance carried out on electrical items.
In particular the following information should be retained:
- The name of the person who made the inspection or carried out the test or Maintenance.
- The date on which or dates over which the inspection was made or the test maintenance was carried out.
- The result or outcome of the inspection and test or maintenance.
- The date by which the next inspection and test must be carried out.