EL 002 Safety of Household and similar electrical appliances update

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Issue 51 – July 2013

EL-002 Safety of Household and similar electrical appliances and small power transformers and power supplies met in Hobart in February 2013 for the 151st meeting, hosted by Workplace standards Tasmania.

The committee worked through a substantial agenda including inquiries received, which related principally to interpretation of the EL-002 standards. The committee also reviewed public comment received on drafts previously circulated and approved five amendments and five revised standards for publication on 20 June 2013.

The work programme for the following 6 months was approved and 14 drafts were released to public comment, with a closing date of 17 July 2013. These drafts will be reviewed by the committee at the next meeting of EL-002 in August.

Published in energy.