Electrical services supply and distribution

Electrical services supply and distribution

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Part A, Design considerations, provides guidance for all works on the fixed wiring and integral electrical equipment used for electrical services within healthcare premises. This document should be used for all forms of electrical design ranging from a new Greenfield site to modifying an existing final subcircuit. It provides guidance to managers of healthcare premises on how European and British Standards relating to electrical safety such as the IEE Wiring Regulations BS 7671, the Building Regulations 2000 and the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 can be used to fulfil their duty of care in relation to the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.This is of particular importance when making modifications to existing electrical network(s). ... While this statement may seem obvious, many manufacturers are making compact ingress protection-rated enclosures for internal ... switchgear ( ring main units) inside buildings due to the competitive pressures for available land space and reduced component cost. ... To replace a withdrawable unit, the unit is lowered from its normal in-service position and wheeled away from the chamber.

Title:Electrical services supply and distribution
Author:Great Britain: Department of Health: Estates and Facilities Division
Publisher:The Stationery Office - 2007


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