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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Can you certify an electrical installation to the 17th Edition that is completed amenfment 1 January ? 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 equipment such as computers and electronic circuits.

I bss7671 to know what appendix 5 relates too if anyone could help would be great. After altering a series of regulations to exempt the installation of RCDs for minor works a decision was taken to remove these amendments.

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Amendment 1 of BS 17th Edition Wiring Regulations

That can surprisingly mean sweet fa. I am a fully qualified mechanic,and we have every tom dick and harry thinking they are a mech just because they can work from a backstreet lockup. As with all trades you learn as you go all trades change as things progress.


Hi The snobbery from some of you sparkys is pathetic. Now that the first amendment is about to be published in line with Measures Against Electromagnetic Disturbances, designers need to begin applying this protection in buildings of multiple floors.

We decided that his comments and question deserved a post entirely of its own. More accurate I would say. C1 — Danger present, risk of injury, immediate remedial action required. The future standard IEC I examined some ever ready NiMh chargers a while back, the components were real low grade chinese carbon resistors, and there was one, only one thermal device, that covered all safety cut outs.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Although the IET and BSI are non-governmental organisations and the Wiring Regulations are non-statutory, they are referenced in several UK statutory amendmsntand in most cases, for practical purposes, have legal force as the appropriate method of electric wiring.

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. Special installations or locations — Part 7. PC Advisor Learning Store. Maybe if these shites in qmendment 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.

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17th Edition Amendment 1, Questions Answered – Electrical Training Course

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Why would anyone pay above and beyond what you have to pay. The ridiculous fee to then obtain the Building regs Part P to put into practice is pure extortion.

Two new sections have been added to part 7, these are medical locations section and operating or maintenance gangways section This new section will be published as a additional guidance note and introduced to the newly amended guidance note when published next amensment. Do you have to update your training? Languages Simple English Edit links.

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17th Edition Amendment 1, Questions Answered

In addition there are a number of other amendments across. You can also get instant access to everything via the free Electricians Blog Android App. I know why they are getting money for the green certificates.