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Do RCDs override the need for test and tag?

Q: I have a question regarding safety switches versus test and tag. We have just had a full electrical inspection of our workplace conducted by a qualified electrician. Based on his recommendations we have installed a lot more safety switches and every socket in our workplace now is covered by a safety switch.

Must we continue to conduct a 6-monthly test and tag of our electrical equipment now that we have full RCD protection? A regulatory reference would be very helpful to discuss the outcome of this with my management team.

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