Does second hand equipment need testing and tagging before sale in Australia?
There are legal obligations under AS/NZS 3760:2010 on both organisations and individuals who sell or supply second hand electrical equipment. These obligations are in place to ensure the safety of the new operator of the second hand electrical equipment.
Firstly, a label must be attached to the second hand electrical equipment stating the equipment is second hand.
Then, the equipment must either be tested and tagged to AS/NZS 3760:2010 and have the accompanying test tag displayed, OR if the equipment has NOT been tested to AS/NZS 3760:2010 the equipment must labelled with a clear statement as follows ..