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Meet the ESNZ technical standards of competence and the Code of Ethics. Members must own or have access to current Electricity Act, Electricity Regulations, relevant Codes and Standards, and a full compliment of suitable test instruments for the work they will be undertaking. The Independent Compliance Service has come about because there is a serious […]

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Breakfast Meetings

Our Members know how to network – sharing information, discussing common experiences and, contributing to a safer future for Members and the general public. Auckland members meet regularly on the first Friday of every month for an informal but lively discussion over Breakfast. The next Auckland Breakfast Meeting will be held 30th March 2012 at […]

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TRAINING DATES – 2012 UPDATE of Electricity Act, Regulations and Standards

Are YOU aware of recent changes in the electrical industry and how they affect you? Individuals and employers need to keep up to date  with their responsibilities and obligations Recent changes may have a dramatic effect on the way YOU run your business The Electricity Safety Organisation is committed to: promoting Safety, providing Training, offering […]

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Tom Leong Meritorious Award 2016

Mr Peter Berry  was this years recipient of the Award.  The presentation took place in Christchurch at the Annual General Meeting and Conference held at the Kingsgate Hotel. Peter is CEO of the Electrical Engineers Association and it was felt recognition of his contribution to Electrical Safety was well overdue for recognition. The presentation was made by […]

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Ian Turners Questions

I read with interest Ian Turners valuable questions and your answers. My question is the referral to the new safety regulations that come into force on the 1-4-10 in regard to the caravan parks. Does this mean that all Peter Morfee spoke about at the AGM will come into force on this date or is […]

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Relocated house

When is a house that is relocated to be treated as a new installation to comply with current requirements.We have always treated an old house delivered to a new site as a new installation and required it to comply with current requirements – RCDs etc.We have a situation where a house has been relocated approx […]

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CARE : Promoting the ESNZ to the Public and Electrical Industry

The following memo was prepared by Tom Leong to show how the ESO can promote that its Members provides CARE and ensure SAFETY in Electrical Installations. Repairs/Servicing Determine the Cause by inspection and/or testing Is the equipment Appropriate for the Application Prepare Report of your findings for major jobs Or Report in person to your […]

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Getting the Most out of Standards

At our recent Annual General Meeting and Conference held in Auckland, Colin Murphy offered information that could be passed on to anyone wanting answers to these very common questions.  Q.  How to does someone know that they have brought the latest Standards? A.  Unless specifically requested by date the latest publish standard would be supplied.  […]

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Single pole RCD’s

There was a situation at a hospital. In a family room they had been instructed by their consultant to install at the switch board single pole RCD protection. This area is not a Medical protected area.My thoughts are that with reference to AS/NZS 3000/2000 2.5.3.2 these RCDs would need to be double pole RCDs. What […]

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Arrangment of RCDs

If an RCBO is installed instead of an RCCB do the requirements of 2.6.2.4 note A apply.

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