Standards and Codes of Practice
Detailed technical requirements for all electrical installations and appliances are contained in the New Zealand standards, available from the Standards New Zealand website.
In addition to the standards, the legislation provides for Codes of Practice for all aspects which it covers.
Energy Safety has initiated a business improvement work programme to review industry specific current cited and historical Codes of Practice. See more...
The Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010 cite several New Zealand Electrical Codes of Practice (ECP), listed here.
Official standards cited in specific regulations and listed in Schedule 2 of the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010.
The standards applicable to electrical fittings and appliances under Schedule 4 of the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010.
WorkSafe New Zealand – Energy Safety is consulting on the draft Electrical Code of Practice for Managing Electrical Risks when Working with Electrically Conductive Foil Thermal Insulation