The 1st Amendment to BS7671: 2008 Requirements for Electrical Installation (IEE Wiring Regulations, Seventeenth Edition) is to be released on 1st July 2011 with a transition period up until 1st Janruary 2012.
There are a number of new sections and updates, some of these are listed below.
Measure against electromagnetic disturbances – new section 444
Medical locations – new section 710
Operating or maintenance gangways – new section 729
Devices for protection against overvoltage (surge protection) – new section 729
Certification and reporting – Appendix download online casino 6
Periodic reports may also be known as a Electrical condition report from 1st July 2011 with a number of changes, including a series of new inspection schedules.
On the new report the four observation codes have now been replaced by three.
Code 1 – Danger present
Code 2 – Potentailly dangerous
Code 3 – Imrpovement recommended