Thinking of getting into the test and tagging industry – spots still available for the next test and tag course. Learn how to correctly test and tag all your own portable electrical appliances or those used another workplace. This one day test tag course delivers theoretical and practical skills required to achieve competency to test […]

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Recall Alert The following electrical appliance is subject to recall alert issued 1st July 2014 HPM Legrand—NELSON MWHH11 – 11 Watt Opti Beam Portable Work Light 24 Volt 11 Watt Opti Beam Portable Work Light Catalogue Number: MWHH11 Energy Safe Victoria approval of prescribed equipment: ESV140129 What are the defects? An issue has been detected […]

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USB Charger Warning

27 June 2014 Articles

WARNING – electrocution risk from cheap imported USB chargers We all love a bargain and if we saw a cloned electrical appliance for considerably less price than an original, then most of us would buy it without giving it a second thought. Right? But what if you discovered that “bargain” was not approved for use […]

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Review Metrel AlphaPAT MI2142

27 April 2014 Review

Metrel AlphaPAT MI2142 The AlphaPat is a an automated appliance safety tester  with numerous features including automated test sequences and stores data about the appliance being tested including test results, appliance description, location, retest interval etc. It comes in various forms, from a stand alone unit to full professional kits with printer, scanners etc. My […]

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RECALL Sunbeam Café Espresso II Coffee machine

3 April 2014 Recall Notice

Recall Alert The following electrical appliance is subject to recall alert issued 2nd April 2014 Sunbeam—Sunbeam Café Espresso II (EM 3820) Coffee machine Product description Espresso coffee machine Model number EM 3820 Date of manufacure codes: 033,103.113,153,293,323. What are the defects? Movement of the milk-frothing wand may cause abrasion of wiring inside the machine, resulting […]

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RECALL – Lenovo batteries for Thinkpad notebooks

3 April 2014 Recall Notice

Recall Alert The following electrical appliance is subject to recall alert issued 31st March 2014 Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Ltd—Lithium-ion batteries for Lenovo ‘Thinkpad’ branded notebooks Product description The batteries being recalled were sold for Lenovo ‘ThinkPad’ branded notebooks from October 2010 to April 2011. T510, W510 X100E, X201, X201s Edge 11, Edge […]

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