Electrical safety testing refers to tests that are designed to check that products using electricity meet safe operating standards. The standards that are tested against depending on a variety of aspects as they are set by various agencies and government bodies. Electrical products sold world-wide are subject to many safety standards. But it is not just commercial products which are subject to stringent requirements. Commercial buildings, for instance, must meet an array of standards and require electrical safety testing on everything from sockets and lighting to hardwiring throughout the building.