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Browse all the electrical and electronic standards

key standards and publications:

BS 7671:2008
Requirements for electrical installations. IEE Wiring Regulations. Seventeenth edition

Telecommunications Cabling

Guidance on Standards and Best Practice for Construction Projects



DD IEC/TS 61000-1-2:2008
Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). General. Methodology for the achievement of functional safety of electrical and electronic systems including equipment with regard to electromagnetic phenomena

BS EN 60950-1:2006+A1:2010
Information technology equipment. Safety. General requirements

Code of Practice for In-Service inspection and testing of electrical equipment (3rd edition)

The updated Code of Practice gives guidance to all those responsible for the inspection, testing and maintenance of electric appliances.

It also provides advice on compliance with health and safety legislation. The text specifies the frequency and scope of inspections and testing in different environments.

This Code of Practice has been revised to reflect current best practice. It gives advice on in-service inspection and testing to determine whether electrical equipment is fit for continued service or maintenance or replacement is necessary.

Electrical wiring, plugs and world electricity supplies.



BS EN 61995-1:2008
Devices for the connection of luminaires for household and similar purposes. General requirements  

BS 88-2:2007
Low-voltage fuses. Supplementary requirements for fuses for use by authorized persons (fuses mainly for industrial application). Examples of standardized systems of fuses A to I 

BS 8206-2:2008
Lighting for buildings. Code of practice for daylighting 

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