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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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I have a light switch where the CPC has been used for a lighting circuit and sleeved. Previously I would give this a C3 (411.3.1.1) and leave a...
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I’ve just done an EICR on an old 2 bed flat that is wired in all metal conduit wired in singles however there are no CPC’s. The conduits are all...
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Hi all, new to this forum and am completely clueless with all things electrical - hoping to get some advise! My parents received an...
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A long time since I've used this forum. My question is.....With the release of amendment 2 on 28th March '22, would an EICR on a purpose built...
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Outside walls with IP23 lights that even a short person like me can touch. (sign lights) What coding would you give? I would be tempted with a C2...
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Hi I'm looking for some advice please. I had an electrician do an EICR on my home at the beginning of April 2021. It then took them till July to...
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Good evening I am wondering what people would code for a socket within a meter of a sink basin that has a salon style moveable hose attached...
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Hello all, I have just got back an EICR report thats unsatisfactory. It has 2 x c2 flags, one is for insuficiant RCD and the other is for...
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Afternoon, I have just had EICR tests done on two of my rental properties, with another two properties still to be tested. The electrician has...
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Hi all, we got an EICR report done before tenanting our previous home having become "accidental landlords". See attached. The report came back...
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Hello I live in a rental in scotland and have recently had an EICR carried out. I have an old fuse wire fuse board on a wooden plate with no rcd...
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Hi all. Just finished a domestic EICR where I found the cooker isolator to be smack bang in the middle of the actual cooker position. The oven...
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Hi, I'm new to being a Landlord (wasn't my plan!) Anyway I contacted a company online who arrange for electricians from around the country to...
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Doing a EICR in a college…there have been many over the years, it’s approximately 50 years old & improvement happens every so often. The new...
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Just looking at MEIWC (had not done so for quite a while). It asks for Zdb. When doing minor works on a larger installation a measured Zdb may be...
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Hey guys - I am in the process of buying a flat, and just got the electrical installation report. Seeking for feedback on the following: - THE...
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Completed EICR on flat within block building, Suppliers set up is as follows Within switch room Service head Meter Main iso 2 core concentric...
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Was doing an EICR and pulled out the oven to have a butchers to see if there was a connection unit or not. Hob and oven connected into same...
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Was testing a 3 phase DB for storage heating. While testing I noticed I was getting continuity between 2 of the circuits, which were on separate...
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New to this forum. Just received the first EICR report which is unsatisfactory (C2 and FI issues below). The electrician quoted for another £300...
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There is a difference of opinion in that a testing company carrying out an EICR has classed lack of RCD protection as a C2 where I understand this...
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Multiple circuits passing through an AC isolator what code is this on a U.K E.I.C.R?
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After your thoughts on EICR coding for an existing plastic consumer unit in an under stairs cupboard, firstly in a standard domestic dwelling and...
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Hi chaps. On some remedial works at a school, I have a sub main a 16mm armoured feeding it about 50m away from the main DB. Fed from a C63...
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Hi all, I recently came across this cut out. Is anyone familiar with the bs number of the cut out? It's a bit old. 🤔
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I am a tenant. We recently had an EICR done which has come back as Unsatisfactory with numerous C2 issues. However, our landlords agent has stated...
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Came across this on an EICR and was wondering how everyone else would code it. Basically there’s a sangamo time clock that controls a contactor...
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Hi I was testing a large holiday let property which has a three phase supply and dB Now the original install was in 2012 and electrically is...
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I work for a housing association where i have to conduct EICR‘s then conduct remedial repairs until a satisfactory report can be issued. while...
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I have been asked by Trading Standards to carry out a report on some electrical work installed by another company (5 years ago). The 'new' wet...
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I have a number of circuits in a not very old Hager sub CU, with split RCDs. All of the active circuits (8 used in a 12 slot dual RCD CU) test...
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My parents had an EICR completed after a change of tenant in the shop and flat property, this took place March 2021. The summary of the report...
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I'm using the very useful fill in pdf reports and certificates provided here. I have to work around how to email them without them being edited by...
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Next door neighbour .Single mother 2 young kids . Been there 6-7 years .landlady is super reluctant to ever communicate no matter what the issue ...
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I wonder if you can help I've just had a EICR on a property and I've received a C2 due to the fact the down-lights aren't IP rated. Having sat the...
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A combi boiler is wired into a plug, which is plugged into a single socket. The Nest receiver, controlling the heating (heat link I think they...
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Just a quick one When you see two lines on one MCB that could be either a ring or two radials. The only way to determine which is through...
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During an inspection i have come across a class 2 light fitting with a cpc that’s is not connected to MET. initially i put this as a C2 but I’m...
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I have an intermittent short on a circuit with a GFCI breaker and some outdoor fixtures. The breaker pops after a significant rain and won't...
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Hi, An easy question if you know the answer. My house recently failed an eicr done by me. I've had a couple of jobs I'm fixing (split ring...
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