Testing & Tagging Specialists

Safety Testing & Tagging as per AS/NZS 3760:2010 standard.

An employer or a self-employed person has the responsibility for ensuring the electrical equipment in their workplace is safe, and where required, regularly inspected, tested and maintained.

Why Contact AIU Inspections

  • Reliability & Electrical Engineer with 15+ Years of Experience  -- Test & Tag certified.

  • Our Customers: Factories (Meat, Plastic, Steel, Food & Dairy), Offices, Workshops & Hotels

  • Our PAT Tester is Annually Certified & Calibrated.

  • Reminder: We'll remind you when your next testing is due

  • Our Reports: Our standard service includes a detailed machine report.

  • Health & Safety: We are fully vaccinated & make a daily RAT Test.

Our Prices

Single Phase Testing

Prices from 2.8$ to 4$ / Item*

Three Phase Testing

Prices from 5$ to 8$ / Item

* Our Minimum Charge is:      50$ includes 10 items in Hamilton.

Call us on 021 0919 5533

What Should be Tested & Tagged?

Testing Required

Under the standard, the following basic tests may be conducted on each appliance:

  • Visual inspection

  • Earth continuity

  • Insulation Test (Insulation resistance Or Current Leakage)

  • Polarity


What need to be tested?
  • Portable equipment, hand held equipment, stationary equipment designated to connect to low voltage supply.

  • Class 1 &  2 Appliances

  • All Power leads, Cord sets, cord extension sets (EPODs ( Power boards) & Surge EPODs)

  • Portable/ Fixed RCDs (Residual current devices)

  • Portable Inverter, Battery Chargers & UPS

  • Three Phase electrical equipment's, RCDs, PRCDs & leads


The following items are excluded from the recommendations of this Standard:-

  • Fixed or "hard wired" items

  • Items at a height exceeding 2.5mtrs

  • Items which need to be dismantled to establish safety of operation

  • Demonstration items, sample items or new stock in a retail or warehouse outlet

The Law and Electrical safety inspections

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) is New Zealand's workplace health and safety law. WorkSafe New Zealand is the work health and safety regulator. The HSWA Act requires employers to provide and maintain, so far as is reasonably practicable, a working environment for workers and independent contractors that is safe and without risks to health. This includes a duty to provide or maintain, so far as reasonably practicable, plant or systems of work that are safe and without risks to health.


The HSWA Act outlines the responsibilities and duties of the Employer and the Employee.


Owners and manufacturers of goods must supply electrical equipment that is: 

  • Safe and without risks to health when properly used 

  • Appropriately inspected, tested and maintained 

  • Accompanied by adequate information regarding its safe use

What is the Testing & Inspection Intervals?

The Frequency of repetition of that process is determined by the equipment type and the examination of the environment in which the equipment is used or working. There are based on the perception of the Hazard and the degree of abuse to which the equipment is typically exposed. however, there will be usually sub-environments in each location. Assessment of the surrounding environment is require to determine the Inspection / Testing frequency for each equipment as per AS/NZS 3760:2010 list below.

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