The management of your assets is critical to the smooth running of your business, and to ensure you comply with regulations around testing and calibration. It isn’t enough to have your equipment tested or calibrated. Standards dictate that you need a record of all testing and calibration and that these records show traceability back to
Dimensional equipment is designed to provide accurate measurements, but over time all tools are susceptible to ageing. With a combination of proper care and regular calibration, your tools should last a very long time. Here are three common dimensional equipment pieces and how best to care for them. Vernier Calipers Vernier calipers are a precise
At Mobile Test ‘n’ Cal we’re all about safety and compliance. We know it can get a bit confusing trying to figure out your obligations, so we are here to explain them according to the regulatory hierarchy. Acts and Regulations At the top, we have acts and regulations, these may be national or state, but
The definition of the kilogram was established 130 years ago. However, a new definition has now been approved, after a unanimous vote at the General Conference on Weights and Measures last year. Why is the definition changing? To put it simply, the new definition is more accurate as it relies on the laws of physics.
In my role at Mobile Test n Cal, I am often asked: “why do you test this equipment to such a high voltage?”. The simple answer is that International Standards ensure your safety equipment is tested to a known and proven standard. But doesn’t it result in a higher failure rate? Even though testing insulating
Why relying on visual inspection, or extending test frequencies, just doesn’t stack up. In the compliance testing space, we see a wide cross-section of approaches to safety and compliance in the markets we serve. We see corner cutters, we see those that do it to the letter of the Standard, Act or Regulation at all
With Earth Day having just been for another year, I thought it was topical to looking into environmental sustainability in the field service industry. What Negative Impacts are Common in our Industry? By our very nature, field services businesses like Mobile Test ‘n’ Cal require many vehicles, significant petrol or diesel usage, and from time-to-time,
Due to Fluke withdrawing support for the product in Australia, we have recently had a lot of enquiries surround calibrations of Fluke DTX Cable Analyzers. We are currently working on being able to provide this service and can confirm that as of May 2019 we will be able to calibrate these units. We have finished
At Mobile Test ‘n’ Cal we pride ourselves on our exceptional customer service. It is why I started the business. In the past few months, however, while we have experienced massive growth, we know our usually spectacular service has dropped off ever so slightly due to that rapid growth. We like to have the same
We are happy to announce that we have a new look and we are excited to share it with you! Why change? To celebrate our upcoming 10th anniversary and to highlight the fantastic growth and changes that have happened within the business over the last 12 months, we have decided to refresh and rebrand. Our
TEX Onsite’s New Zealand creditors have last week voted to place the business (Tex Onsite Ltd) into liquidation after going into administration last month. If you were a customer of TEX Onsite, please get in touch with us so we can ensure you remain compliant. We are expanding our operations to be able to ensure
Industrial Manslaughter is a hot topic at the moment. Already law in many states, other states are calling for it to become law. What is it? As explained by HR Law, a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) or a senior officer will be criminally liable for negligently causing the death of a worker.