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BS 7671:2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations, issued on 2nd July 2018 and came into effect on 1st January 2019. BS 7671 is a code of practice which is widely recognised and accepted in the UK and compliance with it is likely to achieve compliance with relevant aspects of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989”.
Part P forms part of the Building Regulations. The principle of the Building Regulations is to ensure that consistent standards are applied to the construction of buildings including its structure, fire safety, sound insulation, drainage, ventilation and electrical safety.
Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 (EAWR) places a legal responsibility on employers and employees, as duty holders, to ensure that electrical systems used at work under their control are safe. The EAWR apply to all aspects of the use of electricity within the workplace. They place duties on employers, employees and the self-employed to prevent danger. carry out work on electrical systems carried out in a way that prevents danger.
Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996
It came into force on the 15th May 2002. The Regulations place a duty on responsible persons who put personal protective equipment (PPE) on the market to comply with the following requirements: * the PPE must satisfy the basic health and safety requirements that are applicable to that type or class of PPE
PUWER requires that equipment provided for use at work is: suitable for the intended use. safe for use, maintained in a safe condition and inspected to ensure it is correctly installed and does not subsequently deteriorate. used only by people who have received adequate information, instruction and training.
Whatever your role in construction, CDM aims to improve health and safety in the industry by helping you to: sensibly plan the work so the risks involved are managed from start to finish. have the right people for the right job at the right time.
The Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations 2002 (ESQCR) regulates quality. and supply continuity requirements as well as specifying safety standards. Compliance to. ESQCR is a statutory requirement for distribution network operators (DNO's)
The On-Site Guide is an essential guide to BS 7671. It incorporates the extensive changes in BS 7671:2018, making this a vital guide for keeping up to date. It enables the competent electrician to deal with installations (up to 100 A, 3-phase) providing essential information in a convenient, easy-to-use format.
Electrician's Guide to the Building Regulations includes the latest guidance on third-party certification schemes and covers relevant parts of the Building Regulations, including Fire Safety, Ventilation and Conservation of Energy. This guide has been fully updated to BS 7671:2018.