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Safe isolation The procedure for proving dead should be by use of a test lamp or two pole voltage detector as recommended in HSE Guidance Note...
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Okay, so this term has come to my attention just now. Never heard of it before in the electrical industry as such. Seems to be brought about by...
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Hello people. I'm a gold card holding spark with a commercial background (metal munchin'). Recently I've got a job 2nd fixing flats, no problems...
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Which code would you give to a Wylex board populated with Hagar mcbs ,Wylex main switch and Wylex rcd. Wylex once told me that nsb and nh breakers...
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Have any of you had your megger come up with UL exceed. I can’t work out what the issue is? Was trying to take a measurement on a sub main for ZDB...
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Hi, I've had an unusual result from taking a Ze at a clients house and wondered what everyones take on it would be: The property is TN-C-S A Ze...
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Hi . I have a EICR that has failed . Can anyone please advice if some of the suggestions on there are legal requirements or not as there was an...
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Before anyone asks I am a qualified spark.. been off the tools for years and getting back into it.. In regards to EICR’s it’s been a while...
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Hi, I'm an industrial spark and taking my 2391 next week (wish me luck, I need it). I decided to get a bit of practice and started an inspection...
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I just have a question about the RCCB seen in the picture below. It is a 63A RCCB protecting the 32A shower circuit, 32A cooker circuit and 2 x...
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Testing Rcd trip times would you write down 28.4ms or 28ms If say 28.6 would you write down 29ms.
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Hi all, I had an electrical test carried out on a property before moving in - it passed. since moving in I've had some challenges with the...
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Good afternoon gents, looking for some advice on which tablet to buy for EICR's etc. Should I stick to android ie Galaxy tab or are there any...
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I had an eicr done recently, the electrician gave a C2 for the meter tails having their outer insulation stripped back too far. Can I take a...
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What you reckon doing a Eicr loads of these DB’s
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During a inspection and test of low rise flats communal area i found the door entry system has single insulated and possibly touchable conductors...
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When carrying out EIC on a new consumer unit installation and found a existing ring circuit with a Neutral to Earth fault causing the rcd to trip...
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Mainly on commercial lighting with twin and earth 1.5mm or 1mm on 6A and 10A type C breakers Im sure there was a table in bs7671 requiring larger...
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Hello All So the scenario is; turn up to an EICR in a house, everything is good apart from seeing the smoke alarm on the ceiling with the head...
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Hi, hopefully, you can help me by giving some guidance over the EICR which has failed for my rented property. It was carried out by an electrician...
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Hello! I am curious as to what the exact rules are in England for carrying out and signing off EICR's. I am finding different answers across...
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EICR recently done, Swa sub mains armouring used for cpc & MEBPC. Installed 40 years ago, water/gas/structural bonding required, these are @ 10mm...
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Hi all, we have a much discussed topic. Swa and the earthing of the amounting through a fly lead. What your thoughts and how would you code an Swa...
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The bit in red does this apply to the DB that supplies the DB…or the actual DB not connected to the origin…just had a senior moment
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Doing a EICR on premises…the old type surface mounted modular fluorescent fittings connections show thermal damage & connectors are crumbling when...
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Hi. New to the forum. I hope I've chosen the correct category to place my post. I tested a landlords property recently, turned out to be TNC. I...
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I have received an unsatisfactory EICR report (with 12 nos C2 and 1 F1 code) and not sure should I get it done again by somebody else to get...
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"Class 2" Spur off kitchen ring to IP 56 locked S/O. on outside wall of garden flat. Customer unhappy with unsatisfactory EICR. "It's always...
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I have reason to doubt that any inspection or testing was done before an EICR was issued. The test results on the EICR are identical to those on...
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Hi all, Newbie here and looking for some advice and confirmation. We are planning to rent out our home and have completed EICR through the...
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Doing an EICR and was looking for some advice, testing the socket circuit, it’s a ring circuit. 3 sockets in the living room area, opened 2 up and...
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Hi, Ive been asked to quote for running a supply to a garden office that will be pre wired. Taking a supply from an existing supply in the...
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Doing an inspection and came across this. Feeds are as follows: Cutout to Meter - 25mm Meter to connector blocks - 25mm Connector blocks to...
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Evening all. EICR done on ground floor flat all electric no gas, flats built 2006, no rcd protection on circuits 1 to 8 - lighting, kitchen...
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The purpose of this thread is two-fold: to let you folks see an EICR from someone who's too lazy (or busy) to even bother forging his test...
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Hello everyone I have a 1996 2 bedroom house which I'm about to let out as I lost my job due to COVID and need to relocate. The NICEIC...
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Hello everyone, I am buying a property where the current owner has a EICR stating unsatisfactory due to (3.1g) main gas bond omitted and gas...
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I think I've Posted this before, but I've just updated it. Some of the sparks where I work still get a little confused of what the different areas...
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Hello all This is the biggest forum I'm aware off. We had an electrician carryout an EICR, there were several C2 faults noted, mainly because...
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Ok, I'm in the middle of an EICR for a client. The tails are going into the consumer unit in separate holes (It's metal, so that's against the...
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Hi all, I'm sure this question has been asked before but just can't find it. When doing the IR test on a 3phase commercial board, how do you go...
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Hi All. Sorry for not introducing myself and asking a question on my firs post, but I have been losing sleep lately... An electrician went into...
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