Members are often asked to install electrical equipment supplied by their customer. This puts members in a difficult situation where they need to determine if the supplied equipment meets Australian compliance.
Compliant electrical equipment should be marked to identify it is compliant with the Regulatory Compliance Mark:
Other identifying codes are:
NSW<NUMBER>*after 24 Feb 2005
N<NUMBER>*before 24 Feb 2005
SAI TE EA<NUMBER>
SAI SMK EA<NUMBER>
The Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC) has created a central portal for identifying all certificates of electrical equipment issued under electrical safety laws in Australia. Click here to access. This database includes certificates issued by all jurisdictions in Australia except NSW.
For Approval Certificates issued by NSW, go to the NSW Fair Trading website.
For more information, contact the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety.