Electrical Safety Checks

Requirements

Residential Tenancies Act 2021

Check of all electrical installations, fixtures and fittings carried out in accordance with section 4 of AS/NZS 3019 "Electrical installations-Periodic verifications".

Section 4 of AS/NZS 3019 "Electrical installations-Periodic verifications"

Visual inspection and limited testing of the electrical installation to verify the installation is in good repair showing no signs of misuse or damage.

Inspection of;

 - Cabling 

 - Main Earthing conductor

 - Power outlets

 - Lamp holders & Lamps

 - Switchboard 

 - Residual Current Devices/Circuit Breakers

 - Overhead wires, mains entry box & their entry points

 - Electrical Fixtures & Fittings

 

Limited testing of;

 - Earth continuity 

 - Equipotential bonding

 - Polarity and correct connections

 - Leakage current

 - Residual Current Device providing interruption of electrical supply at tolerance level

As of 29th of March 2023 all power oulets and lighting will need to be connected to a Circuit Breaker with Residual Current Device's in the Switchboard which may require upgrade of the Switchboard to meet regulations.

For more information please visit the Consumer Affairs Victoria website a Guide for rental providers - Gas and Electricity safety checks here.

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Our Process

Step 1: Visit Scheduled with Renter
Step 3: Compliance Review
Step 2: Safety Check conducted by a Syncom Auditing Licenced Electrician

Bookings via our online scheduling portal, team on hand to assist Renters with any queries or booking. If possible we will book Electrical & Gas Safety Check's in the one timeslot. 

Our field team are equipped with step by step inspection and testing checklist and reporting forms to ensure all components of the electrical installation are audited to standard. Minor repairs completed at time of Safety Check if required.

Reports go through a secondary review to assess the report findings and provide more information if required around changes to the property that might be required by 29th March 2023 as per Reisdential Tenancies Regulations 2021. As well as to ensure assessments and reports are of a high quality and consistent time and time again. 

Step 4: Safety Audit Report Submitted

Compliance report will be provided to your Property Manager with pass/fail assessment on the report of each component of the installation checked, in line with Residential Tenancies Regulations 2021 and the Electrical standards. Photo's of the installation will be provided in the report so you have visibility of the installation checked. Any remedial works or upgrade required to meet the regulations will also be clearly outlined in the report, so you know what needs to be actioned.