Earth Leakage Testing

Appliance testing is becoming a common practice in New Zealand. Businesses and companies usually do it to ensure electrical equipment and portable appliances in the workplace are safe to use and complies with electrical safety regulations and standards. Tests that are typically done...Read More

What Is a Residual Current Device?

Introduction A residual-current device (RCD) or residual-current circuit breaker (RCCB) is a device that quickly breaks an electrical circuit to prevent grave harm from an ongoing electric shock. An RCD is designed to automatically and quickly disconnect a circuit as soon as it...Read More

Review of the EasiPAT

Portable Appliance Testing is quickly gaining popularity these days. Law does not require PAT Testing but employers – including self-employed people – must ensure the safety and proper maintenance of electrical equipment being used in their business or premises. What Is Portable Appliance...Read More

MacBook Pro Battery Recalled Over Fire Risk

Apple has recently rolled out a recall program for batteries in some older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units. The tech giant explains that these batteries are prone to overheating and pose a fire safety risk. In a statement issued on June 21st, Apple...Read More

Fieldays 2019 – Will You Be There?

If you are in Hamilton for the Fieldays at Mystery Creek 2019, call into the ‘town and country’ marquee, site 180. Some might wonder why New Zealand’s oldest nationwide electrical safety company would be exhibiting at a ‘farming show’. To put it simply,...Read More

Noncompliant Test Tags

So our keen-eyed technicians spotted these noncompliant tags during a visit to a new client’s business place. Can you guess what’s wrong with them? Test tags serve as the record of an appliance testing. They are as important as the testing inspection itself....Read More