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Right ... Just been nudged to set this up by Paul.M and sounds a good idea following recent threads I've done in the Arms..

Rules....No Offensive material... edit if required before posting as this is the public arena.
Anything to do with the trade or in and around it ...H&S pic's welcome.

Beware plumbers!!!.jpg

I've posted this a few times and this is at a mates house following a kitchen refirb several yrs ago. :eek:mg_smile:

Beware plumbers!!!.jpg
 
Could be double insulated cable inside, if so, do you think there is a requirement for the pipe to be bonded?
It would be single isolated inside the switch.
Back box/switch would be classed as an exposed conductive part.

I wouldn't have thought it is a requirement if the cable is double insulated and the run has no sharp edges.
 
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It would be single isolated inside the switch.
Back box/switch would be classed as an exposed conductive part.
But i was assuming the box was attached to the cpc.
do you think there is a need to bond the pipe, assuming the cable comes into the box double insulated?

Personally i was thinking if the flex was secured inside the back box with a cable clamp then the tube need not be bonded, if it is free to move then i think the tube should be bonded.
but I am open to peoples suggestions.
 
But i was assuming the box was attached to the cpc.
do you think there is a need to bond the pipe, assuming the cable comes into the box double insulated?

Personally i was thinking if the flex was secured inside the back box with a cable clamp then the tube need not be bonded, if it is free to move then i think the tube should be bonded.
but I am open to peoples suggestions.
I say yes no difference from a class l light fitting
 
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Very different from a class 1 light fitting.

It looks like there is an insulated and sheathed cable inside the pipe so there would be no need to earth it, it would be no different to a cable tray or basket in that respect.
And that sheathed cable is connected to a metal clad FCU which is connected to the copper pipe so makes it an accessory point. 411.3.1.1 states this very clearly
 
Fire alarm system, thank goodness I didn't have to work on it. only one conduit is bushed into the control panel, 3 have female adaptors but no bush, one is just poked in and has a cable tie around it. The less said about the dangling pcbs the better.
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The conduit to the call point has no fixings other than the female adaptor in the top of the box.
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Fire alarm system, thank goodness I didn't have to work on it. only one conduit is bused into the control panel, 3 have female adaptors but no bush, one is just poked in and has a cable tie around it. The less said about the dangling pcbs the better. View attachment 110786
The conduit to the call point has no fixings other than the female adaptor in the top of the box.
View attachment 110787
The less said about fire alarm installers, the better.

Shortest route from A to B. Swing out under trunking lid. Notch conduit boxes. Just whatever gets the job done, tools packed up and on the road home at the earliest possible time.

Don't get me wrong; there are some good guys out there, but the good guys are few and far between. Most turn up on site swaggering like the fourth emergency service, suck air through their teeth and then turn out rougher work than most people would think possible.
 
The less said about fire alarm installers, the better.

Most turn up on site swaggering like the fourth emergency service, suck air through their teeth and then turn out rougher work than most people would think possible.
You forgot, hand on chin and slow head shake from side to side, tends to happen with all trades though.
 

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