25 10, 2017

Earth Continuity Test Demonstration

By |2017-10-25T13:48:25+00:0025th, October 2017|Categories: Test Tag Articles, Video|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

EARTH CONTINUITY TEST To check the integrity of the protective earth of Class I appliances, the earth continuity test is performed.The protective earth is an important safety feature of all Class I appliances.  It provides a second level of protection against electric shock.What I demonstrate in this [...]

11 12, 2015

Spot The Defect 1

By |2017-10-18T08:16:18+00:0011th, December 2015|Categories: Electrical Safety|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Can you spot the defect?This plug was on an appliance I recently inspected. It has a serious defect that resulted in me applying an immediate FAIL.The owner had been using the appliance blissfully unaware of the potential danger they were exposed to.When performing test and tagging, a defect such as [...]