Knowing which standards apply to the area of electrical work you are involved in is important. The regulations cite that certain standards that must be followed for that work to comply with the regulations and wiring rules. People that do work on, or inspect, or assess, construction, medical, caravans, boats, PV solar, explosive atmospheres or other special installations have further standards they need to follow. These Standards are only available in PDF version and have strict conditions associated with their use. When tendering or quoting a job where the work is required to be done to a specific Standard, then a thorough understanding of the requirements is important to ensure the work and costs associated with the of the Standard are taken into account. Schedule 2 external link of the New Zealand Electricity Safety Regulations external link lists all Standards cited or quoted in the regulations.
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Find out more about how to correspond and notify us during this time. Before connection, electrical installations are subject to third-party inspection. Along with this, certain installations need to be periodically inspected to ensure that they remain safe to use.
Electrical installations considered to be a high risk are subject to third party inspection Regulation 70 external link. Such installations include:. The inspection, third-party verification, must be carried out to ensure that the installation will be safe when connected to a supply and has been done in accordance with the Act and Regulations.
Inspections can only be carried out by a person who is authorised by their registration and practising licence to carry out inspection work and by a person who has not carried that work or supervised that work or certified that work Regulation 71 external link.
For example, when the installation work is in a hazardous area. The inspection must be carried out in accordance with the requirements of the applicable installation standards. Testing and Inspection is PEW only if it meets the following three criteria concurrently:. A person who owns or operates works, installations, fittings, or appliances must not use, and must not allow anyone to use, the works, installations, fittings, or appliances if they are electrically unsafe.
Connectable installations such as a vehicle, relocatable building, or pleasure vessel, must not be hired or leased unless the connectable installation has a current warrant of electrical fitness. A warrant of electrical fitness must be issued by an authorised person. Last updated 16 October at Low and extra low voltage electrical installations Inspection and periodic verification.
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Which Standards apply and where can I find them?
Find out more about how to correspond and notify us during this time. Before connection, electrical installations are subject to third-party inspection. Along with this, certain installations need to be periodically inspected to ensure that they remain safe to use. Electrical installations considered to be a high risk are subject to third party inspection Regulation 70 external link.