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We are using cookies. EnergySafety Technical safety regulation for the electricity and gas industries. No classification means they must not be installed.

Wiring Rules now available for licensed electrical practitioners – Energy Safe Victoria

Requirements for designated emergency lifts are set out in Section 7 — Safety Services. Equipment outside the triangle needs IP33 as a minimum, except for meter boxes which historically have been IP23 rated.

Like-for-like repairs do not. Where all protection devices are replaced in a switchboard, all final sub-circuits must be RCD protected. A zone has been created to clarify the IP rating required for electrical equipment mounted on external walls. Lifts used for routine movements of people and goods are considered electrical equipment and are covered in Section 4.


Equipment mounted in this triangular zone does not require an IP rating. Contact the department Website feedback If you have any queries or suggestions about this website, contact our Online Services Branch.

Building general queries Tel: A copy of the standard is available through SAI Global. Alterations requiring a change to a circuit configuration wirinv the requirement for 30mA RCD protection for that tules.

WorkSafe Regulation and promotion of safety in general industry. Clearances of 1m from accessible faces of closed switchboards and mm from open doors or racked-out equipment are required. Please type your street number and name, then choose your address from the list.

Back to our latest news. Previously in residences, all final sub-circuits supplying socket outlets and lights had to be protected with 30mA RCDs.

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These two-pole devices wirng and isolate circuits experiencing small arcing caused by broken conductor strands in damaged flexible cords and fixed wiring or poor terminations. Hard-wired equipment circuits of this capacity should be.

It includes several guidelines for switchboard manufacture and verification. If you have any queries or suggestions about this website, contact our Online Services Branch. Appendix Woring provides details of building classifications taken from the National Construction Code. Two emergency exit paths are required if a switchboard exceeds A or is more than 3m in length. Consumer Protection Develops, enforces and promotes legislation that protects consumers.


Topics include general enquiries, solar and battery energy storage and electrical equipment. Appendix Q deals with control and protection of DC circuits.

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The technology and recognised best practice change over time, so it is important that we have appropriate standards for practitioners.

Appendix O provides rulez about how to install them.

Wiribg Section 1 includes many new definitions to provide clarity for the wording of clauses in Sections DC operates much of the equipment in data centres and is becoming very prevalent in domestic installations with solar panels and storage batteries. Electrical and gas general enquiries As30000 In future, all final sub-circuits in residential dwellings must be RCD protected.

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Building Commission Regulates Western Australian building and plumbing industries. Emergency egress requirements have been improved.

Switch room door heights and widths have been increased to 2.