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Volunteer Retail Electrical Test and Tagger Ingham, QLD, Australia

The Salvation Army Australia
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Key Tasks Key Activities and Expectations

Inspect electrical items:

  • At the start of the shift, check work area ensuring the area is free from hazards that may interfere with testing and tagging
  • Visually inspect appliances for damage as per training and set out in AS/NZS 3760
  • Ensure that equipment has not been recalled, is validated for use in Australia and fitted with plug complying with AS/NZS 3112
  • Ensure item is switched off or “powered down” prior to testing

Test and tag electrical items :

  • Safely test electrical items using a Portable Appliance Tester
  • Attach a durable test tag to item with the test date, surname of person performing test, status of test, reference to AS/NZS 3760 and next test/inspection date
  • When re-inspecting, testing and tagging equipment old tags are removed and replaced with new tag, containing the current details ·
  • Records results of testing
  • Items that fail testing are to be repaired by a competent person or removed from service until it can be repaired
  • Ensure items that are unable to be repaired are labelled accordingly (“out of service”) or rendered unusable
  • Repaired items must be retested and retagged
  • Regularly monitor store stock and ensure all items are inspected, tested and tagged as per TSA WHS Safety Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment Procedure

Maintain a safe and healthy environment :

  • Operate in a safe manner at all times and instruct all team members including TSA employees and visiting contractors, follow WHS policies and procedures
  • Monitor and remove waste on the work floor area at all times
  • Participate in maintaining staff amenity areas are kept clear of hazards, and are clean and tidy
  • Immediately report any health and safety concerns, notifiable incidents and near misses, to Team Leader and ensure any hazards are controlled until rectified
  • Ensure hazard, incident and accident form is completed when required

Qualifications and Experience Requirements for the Role:

  • Test and Tag qualifications from a Registered Training Organisation or
  • Have an electrical or restricted electrical licence