Get the protection you need with our electrical safety service that has been designed to tick off on the updated changes to the Residential Tenancies Act Victoria 2020
Safety checks of electrical appliances , fixtures & installations at least every 2 years keep the tenants safe from electrical faults & ensures that both property managers & owners alike are fulfilling their obligations. From March 2021 changes to the act make these checks mandatory
A thorough switchboard inspection inc a visual check of the switchboards integrity , insulation resistance test on outgoing circuits & a safety switch trip speed test
Polarity & earthing testing
Electrical Appliance Testing
Visual inspection of the appliance checking for damage to leads or casings. Earth testing of frames
If the property passes an Digital Electrical Safety Certificate & Compliance report generated , if not a thorough quote for rectification works would be provided.
Electrical safety & compliance obligations will significantly increase for Victorian landlords and their property managers when the proposed changes to the Residential Tenancy Act 1997 (Vic) become law on 29 March 2021.
As a landlord, you have a duty of care to your tenants that, under the proposed changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (Vic), shall include completing regular safety checks of various services including gas and electrical services at your property by a properly qualified professional.
An electrical safety check is more than just a switchboard test and is not just an appliance service. An electrical safety check includes a comprehensive service and testing of all electrical installations and fittings within the property.
Under the new regulations effective 29th March 2021:
A record of an electrical safety check must include the following information: