Reason To Get Your Electrical Switchboards Inspected
At SEQsparky we belive prevention is better than cure.
The Australian Standard (AS 3019 -2007) refers to the verification for electrical items within common areas to be completed.
It a advisable that you complete switchboard inspections every year as a minimum as it a critical piece of infrastructure.
Safety switches must be tested in accordance with AS/NZ 3760:2010, which specifies that inspection and test must be completed every 6mths (push button) and 1 year(operating time test).
Outcomes for the Switchboard Inspections:
- Meets legal requirements and insurance criteria
- Duty of care of the asset as well as the residents and visitors
- Most older building switchboards are no longer compliant with today’s standard and can be a danger due to the common day load occupants may put on the board
- Safety switches are what can save lives by instantly turning the power off to the circuit in the event of a fault