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Energy Safety conducts audits using the high risk database information. This involves requesting certificates and related information from electrical inspectors and gasfitters for audit purposes.
Energy Safety, as part of its audit programme, audits installations and associated certification documentation. Through these audits Energy Safety has identified some inconsistencies with the filling out of certification using templates supplied by Energy Safety.
From time to time Energy Safety receives complaints from consumers who have not received the certification for gas or electrical work carried out on their premises.
Gas is instant, reliable and efficient but it needs to be used safely. That’s the message of Energy Safety’s gas safety campaign, which was launched on 25 July.
Energy Safety commissioned us to produce two short videos for electrical practitioners that explain two key aspects of the Electrical (Safety) Regulations 2010.
WorkSafe advises suppliers and installers of electric vehicle charging equipment that a recently published notice in the New Zealand Gazette has added vehicle adaptors for electric vehicle supply equipment as declared medium risk articles under the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010.
Energy Safety has been asked to advise on the application of AS/NZS 4777.2:2015 Grid connection of energy systems via inverters – Part 2: Inverter requirements as it applies to the supply and installation of inverters in photo-voltaic installations.
The revised edition of AS/NZS 4777.1 Grid connection of energy systems via inverters, Part 1: Installation requirements, was recently published.
Energy Safety reminds suppliers of electrical fittings and appliances (equipment) to ensure they have or obtain recognised approval for all high risk declared articles they import or manufacture before the expanded list takes effect on 1 January 2017.