Periodic testing - installations
[hide] AS/NZS 3019 is cited by the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010 for periodic testing of installations disconnected for more than 6 months. Periodic inspections of other installations required by the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010 are outlined in the Standards relating to the specific installations. [hide] The removal of the pole or plinth fuse to disconnect electricity from the property. It may be just for trees to be trimmed. [hide] Yes. Refer to Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010, regulations 73 and 74. A COC is required if prescribed electrical work (PEW) has been carried out, a COV is required if no PEW has been carried out. [hide] There is a sample CoV in the appendices of the Standards listed in Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010 regulation 75? [hide] AS/NZS 3019 outlines guidance on inspections. Banks/mortgagee companies may require a Certificate of Verification, with no defects existing, as a condition of purchase. [hide] No. The existing detail from ECP11 has been transferred to AS/NZS 3019 and called a Certificate of Verification. [hide] Yes. Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010 regulation 78 provides for a person authorised to inspect mains work to issue a WoEF in conjunction with a CoC. [hide] AS/NZS 3000 section 8 covers testing of RCDs and Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010 regulation 24 gives the maximum times and residual currents to operate the RCD. [hide] This is to be considered. However, publicity is being directed to the public for regular testing by using the test button on the RCD.