WHAT IS PART P
PART P and hw it affects ME
This is the
"APPROVED DOCUMENT P: Electrical safety - dwellings (2006 edition)"
from the "OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER",
this is the bill that all electricians and those deemed suitable to carry out work in special locations such as kitchens and bathrooms MUST work to.
If somebody is not PART P registered they are responsible for making sure they are allowed by the regulations to install or modify any circuts within these areas.
A copy of the Document can be obtained online free of charge by going via the link below and following the instructions to download a copy
or you can type in PART P into many search engine on line and go to the .gov.uk sites
Link to Approved Document PART P
WHAT IS NOTIFIABLE
NOTIFIABLE WORK UNDER PART P
ANYWHERE IN A DWELLING OR ITS SURROUNDINGS
Complete new installtions or rewire
Changing a consumer unit
....any new final circuit.
....extra-low voltage lighting, unless pre-assembled with CE marks.
....Solar Photovoltaic power supply, solar panels.
....electric cieling or floor heating.
....an electric generator.
....Power or control wiring for a new central heating system.
WITHIN A KITCHEN OR SPECIAL LOCATION
modifying an electrical final circuit
WITHIN A SPECIAL LOCATION
Instlling telephone or extra-low voltage wiring and equipment for the purpose of communications, information technology, signalling, control or similar purposes.
Installing a prefabricated equipment set (eg.for lighting)and associated flexible leads with integral plug and socket connections.
Installing garden lighting or power (eg.a supply to a garden shed, detached garage, other out building, electric gate or pond pump).
Installing a socket-outlet.
Installing a lighting point or other fixed current-using equipment (eg an air conditioning unit or a radon fan) (go here www.hpa.org.uk for info on RADON GAS)