Electrical installations at construction sites: Industry standard

Industry guide for safe electrical installation at construction sites.


What it contains

Electrical hazards are a major cause of death and serious injury on construction sites. This document outlines the industry standards for electrical installations and is useful for:

  • employers
  • designers
  • manufacturers
  • importers
  • suppliers and hirers
  • electrical contractors and electricians

Use this guide to establish and maintain a safe working environment when completing electrical installations. It explains:

  • how industry standards apply to electrical installations
  • how to plan for safety when installing switchboards and electrical circuits
  • how to inspect and test construction wiring
  • what conditions must be met when using generators and lift shafts
  • how to set up emergency lighting, exits lights and festoon lighting

At the end, there is information about competency required for testing, testing residual current devices, and building classifications for domestic houses.