Tag: C2 – Potentially Dangerous

Main Earthing Conductor Regulations 2022

Main Earthing Conductor Regulations 2022 There is often a lot of confusion surrounding main earthing conductor regulations and how they should be applied when conducting 18th edition inspection & testing. Please note that this guide deals with the Main Earthing Conductor and the parts of BS7671 (mainly section 4 on protection) which apply to that.  Protective bonding is a separate...

6.1: Additional protection for all low voltage (LV) circuits by RCD not exceeding 30mA

Additional Protection For All Low Voltage Circuits By RCD Not Exceeding 30mA This particular inspection is the first in the section relating to special locations. In this particular instance it relates to “locations which contain a bath or shower“ This includes bathrooms, shower rooms and wet rooms for domestic properties. In commercial properties it can also include changing rooms, washing...

3.6: Confirmation of main protective bonding conductor sizes

3.6: Confirmation Of Main Protective Bonding Conductor Sizes >>> Self Employed Electrician? FREE 1 Week “WIN WORK FROM FACEBOOK” Challenge – CLICK HERE <<< When undertaking 18th edition electrical inspections, whether part of an EIC (Electrical Installation Certificate) or an EICR (Electjrical Installation Condition Report), the third section, 3.xx is full of visual inspections that must be completed on the...

4.20: Confirmation That SPD is Functional

Confirmation That SPD is Functional *** FREE 1 Week Win Work From Facebook Challenge *** 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...

4.2: Security of Fixing

Security Of Fixing Of Consumer Units / Distribution Boards *** Self Employed Electrician? Learn How To Win Work Here *** 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...

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) *** Self Employed Electrician? Learn How To Win Work – CLICK HERE *** 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...

1.5: Condition Of Metering Equipment

*** Self Employed Electrician? Learn How To Win Work – CLICK HERE *** 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 Certificate), issued after more complex installation...

1.6: Condition Of Isolator (where present)

Checking The Condition Of Isolator (where present) *** Self Employed Electrician? Learn How To Win Work – CLICK HERE *** 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...