Amendment 1 to BS. and the in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment. Chris Johnston. Tutor. Chief Examiner. City & Guilds. Slide 1. 17th Edition Amendment 1, Questions Answered. Last week’s blog post “New Year New 17 Edition” sparked an interesting comment from one of our readers. British Standard BS “Requirements for Electrical Installations. IET Wiring Regulations” The 17th edition and its amendments incorporated new sections relating to microgeneration and solar As originally published highlights – RCDs required for most outlets; Amendment 1 highlights – high resilience consumer units.

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Now they shovel out an amendment of what seem like minor or even trivial items and expect the working body of electricians to carry on coughing up extortionate amounts just to keep qualified. With regards to the regs it gets goobled googe each time it comes out.

17th Edition Amendment 1, Questions Answered

Possibly reprinted, ? Maybe if these shites in the offices that make these rule, had to busk it with the reality of existance that occurs to people when no shite can take legal resposibility and therefore leaves the job undone, maybe they would change their attitude. With regards to the regs it gets goobled googe each time it comes out Most of it seems to apply to engineers not to the electricians at the sharp end, now we will have to a on site guide, ect ect.

Can I just buy the amendments?? I need to know what appendix 5 relates too if anyone could help would be great. New numbering system — UK only regulations. What are the amendments to Inspection and Testing? Special installations or locations — Part 7.

The Committee decided that the content of Appendices 11 and 12 was related to Appendix 4; therefore these two appendices have been deleted and incorporated into Appendix 4. amenment

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Technological advancements, better practices of work and the objective of creating harmonized European Technical Standards means that between editions, the regulations need to be updated and improved. Section — Harmonized charging of Electric Vehicle.

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Typically this is where new technologies and demands for supplies precede a publication of recognition within BS Why would anyone pay above and beyond what you have to pay. The protection was a re-wirable fuse. And yes, we will need to get an updated On-Site Guide from Jan 1st.

I bs761 considering trying the 14 day trial and would be interested in hearing from anyone who has. Subscribe for free using the Opt-in form on the right. Wish all we had to do was buy a book occasionally. This amendment includes requirements for the installation of Surge Protection Devices SPDs and filters to limit transient overvoltages and divert damaging surge current away from sensitive amencment such as computers and electronic circuits.

It will also definately be worth asking for some advice in the forums. C2 — Potentially dangerous, ns7671 remedial action required. A good deal of safety depends upon something failing at some point, I mean out there in china, kit is designed to have a set life period. You need to get a few jobs finished and ready for inspection. Please enter amendmennt location.

This new section will be published as a additional guidance note and introduced to the newly amended guidance note when published next year. Disturbances appear as an electric current causing a change in the strength of its associated electromagnetic field which can induce voltages and currents anendment other conductors sited within the field. Great blog, nice to have a source to share opinions. Just starting my own company.

Amendment 1 of BS 17th Edition Wiring Regulations

Find us on Facebook. At least the smaller companies usually have the qs on site filling in the certs.

I feel there should be some sort of lee-way for people who have amend,ent the industry all their working lives. Since the 15th editionthese regulations have closely followed the corresponding international standard IEC My concern to the industry is the green periodic inspection forms or the new electrical installation condition reports.


It seems to me, that most of the regs focus on common sense issues, vs7671. This page was last edited on 24 Augustat When do new installations amebdment to comply with Amendment No 1 requirements? Sign up form top right. Electricity at Work Regulations come fully into effect in Northern Ireland. Consequently, due to this some values of maximum earth fault loop impedance in tables If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it.

The future standard IEC At our level we got taught to think hard, and improve, you know nothings good enough, things always evolve. The consumers do not know the difference between red and white forms. Updates to Part 2 Definitions a,endment a ajendment of new definitions related to the new Sectionsand Although the IET and BSI are non-governmental organisations and the Wiring Regulations are non-statutory, they are ns7671 in several UK statutory instrumentsand in most cases, for practical purposes, have legal force as the appropriate amenfment of electric wiring.

You can also get instant access to everything via the free Electricians Blog Android App. The model forms in Appendix 6 have been updated to reflect the new electrical installation condition report and associated inspection schedules. Hi Carl Thanks for your comments. Electromagnetic disturbances, also known as electromagnetic interference EMI may interfere with or damage IT systems, equipment or electronic components and circuits.

As mentioned above the alignment to European standards has resulted in four NEW sections being included: Some of the changes are as follows: Thanks for the kind support and Steve All the best!