Category: Electrical Installation Condition Report

3.3: Provision of Earthing/Bonding Labels at all Appropriate Locations

3.3: Provision of Earthing/Bonding Labels at all Appropriate Locations When undertaking 18th edition electrical inspections, whether part of an EIC (Electrical Installation Certificate) or an EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report), the third section, 3.xx is full of visual inspections that must be completed on the earthing arrangements and protective bonding conductors. *** It’s worth noting, this particular set of inspections...

4.20: Confirmation That SPD is Functional

Confirmation That SPD is Functional Checking for “Confirmation That SPD is Functional” is a hugely important inspection completed within the 4th section of the Inspection Schedule. Whilst this particular inspection is actually really simple, some care should be taken to ensure that the check is completed properly. Obviously this inspection does not apply to every single installation, not every property...

4.2: Security of Fixing

Security Of Fixing Of Consumer Units / Distribution Boards Checking the “Security Of Fixing” is a vitally important inspection completed within the 4th section of the Inspection Schedule. This particular inspection, whilst often being a very simple 2 minute check, can be a cause of further damage and strain on cables connected to these boards if not rectified. The check...

1.3: Condition Of Distributors Earthing Arrangement

EIC: 1.0 External Condition of Intake Equipment (Visual Inspection Only)EICR: 1.0 External Condition of Intake Equipment (Visual Inspection Only) 1.3: Condition Of Distributors Earthing Arrangement When undertaking 18th edition electrical inspections, whether part of an EIC (Electrical Installation Certificate) or an EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report), the first section, 1.xx is full of visual inspections that must be completed on...

1.5: Condition Of Metering Equipment

EIC: 1.0 External Condition of Intake Equipment (Visual Inspection Only)EICR: 1.0 External Condition of Intake Equipment (Visual Inspection Only) 1.5: Condition Of Metering Equipment Part of the first section of visual inspections completed during an EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report) is that of checking the condition of the metering equipment. This visual inspection also applies to an EIC (Electrical Installation...

1.6: Condition Of Isolator (where present)

Checking The Condition Of Isolator (where present) The last of the inspections of the external supply equipment, checking the condition of the isolator is quite straightforward. This particular inspection, like the rest of the inspections within the 1.* range, is VISUAL ONLY. As beforehand, it is more an inspection to see if there has been any damage to the supply/service...

1.2: Condition of Service Head

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Checking The Condition Of Service Head Checking the “Condition Of Service Head” is a vitally important visual inspection completed at the beginning of either an EIC or an EICR. This particular check focuses on the “service head”. This is the part which contains the suppliers/service fuse. This inspection is another “VISUAL ONLY” check....

1.4: Condition Of Meter Tails

4.5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Condition Of Meter Tails Checking the “Condition Of Meter Tails” is another important visual inspection completed as part of this section. This inspection is particularly pertinent as the meter tails often receive a certain amount of abuse which renders them particularly susceptible to damage. The meter tails on an installation are really 2...

1.1: Condition Of Service Cable

EIC: 1.0 External Condition of Intake Equipment (Visual Inspection Only) EICR: 1.0 External Condition of Intake Equipment (Visual Inspection Only) 1.1: Condition Of Service Cable The very first inspections undertaken at the beginning of an EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report) is that of checking the condition of the incoming service cable. Similarly, the first inspection to be recorded on an...