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Electrical Standards and Statutes

Here is a list of Electrical Standards and Statutes that are essential if you are working in the electrical industry.


QLD Electrical Safety Act 2002- Reprint No.4H (22Nov12)

QLD  Electrical Safety Regulation 2002 - Reprint No.4G (26 Oct2)

QLD Electrical Safety Code of Practice 2010 - Electrical Work


AS/NZS 3000:2007 Electrical installations (The Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)

AS/NZS 3001:2008 Electrical installations – Re-locatable premises (including caravans and tents) and their site installations

AS/NZS 3002:2008 Electrical installations – Shows and carnivals

AS/NZS 3003:2003 Electrical installations – Patient treatment areas of hospitals and medical and dental practices and dialysing locations

AS/NZS 3010:2005 Electrical installations – Generating sets

AS/NZS 3012:2003 Electrical installations – Construction and demolition sites

AS/NZS 3017:2007 Electrical installations - Verification guidelines

AS/NZS 3019:2007 Electrical installations – Periodic verification

AS/NZS 3100:2002 Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment

AS/NZS 3190:2011 Approval and test specification – Residual current devices (current-operated earth-leakage devices)

AS/NZS 3551:2004 Technical management programs for medical devices

AS/NZS 3760:2010 In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment 

AS/NZS 4249:1994 Electrical safety practices – Film, video and television sites

AS/NZS 4763 (INT):2006 Safety of portable inverters

AS 4777:2005  Grid connection of energy systems via inverters

AS/NZS 4836:2011 Safe working on or near low-voltage electrical installations and equipment 

AS/NZS 5761:2005 In-service safety inspection and testing – Second-hand electrical equipment prior to sale

AS/NZS 5762:2005 In-service safety inspection and testing – Repaired electrical equipment

AS/NZS 60335.1:2002 Household and similar electrical appliances – General requirements

AS/NZS 61008.1:2004 Residual current operated circuit-breakers without integral overcurrent protection for household and similar uses (RCCBs) –General rules

AS/NZS 61009.1:2004 Residual current operated circuit-breakers with integral overcurrent protection for household and similar uses (RCBOs) – General rules

AS 1674.2:2007 Safety in welding and allied processes – Electrical

AS 2790:1989 Electricity generating sets – Transportable (Up to 25 kW)

If you need to purchase any of the standards listed here, SAI -Global Information Services Division is the site to visit. All standards are available in PDF versions.