BS 7671:2008+A1:2011 Requirements for electrical installations. IET Wiring Regulations. Seventeenth edition

What is BS 7671:2008 + Amendment1:2011?

BS 7671:2008 + Amendment1:2011 outlines IET wiring regulations and how to maintain technical standards in line with the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC). The guidelines cover all aspects of designing and installing electrical wiring and temporary or permanent power systems in buildings. It also covers safety engineering, ensuring you meet regulatory standards. BS 7671:2008 + Amendment1:2011 is applicable to all organizations in any industry.

How does it work?

BS 7671:2008 + Amendment1:2011 is the essential standard for electrical wiring and power systems in buildings. It outlines the testing and inspection procedure across a variety of locations and equipment including medical institutions and equipment, offices and computers, or maintenance gangways and electrical circuits. BS 7671 also provides a working guide to protecting against electromagnetic surges and using the correct electrical protection equipment. Working with the standard to achieve compliance, you can improve health and safety and emergency procedures.

Who should buy it?

Electricians and electrical contractors
Consultants, surveyors and architects
Local authorities.

What’s new?

BS 7671:2008 + Amendment1:2011 is the latest standard for electrical installations and includes amendments to IET writing regulations, compulsory from 1 January 2012.

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