IET And BSI Urges Electrical Industry To have Its Say On IET Wiring Regulations

IET And BSI Urges Electrical Industry To have Its Say On IET Wiring Regulations

The Draft for Public Consultation is open from 8th May 2024 to 5th June 2024.

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and BSI are calling on the electrical industry to have its say on an amendment to BS 7671:2018+A2:2022, which will go to DPC (Draft for Public Consultation) on 8th May 2024.

The amendment follows a bulletin from BEAMA which aimed to clarify the differences between connections for unidirectional and bidirectional RCDs and circuit-breakers. The amendment is due to be published in summer 2024, where it will be free to view on both the IET’s and BSI’s websites. Comments on the DPC can be submitted through BSI’s Standards Development portal by 5 June 2024 at 5pm.

IET’s Mark Coles, Head of Technical Regulations, said: “When issues arise, it’s important that standards take on the necessary changes as quickly as possible. This fast-track route to amendment will allow designers and installers to quickly get the information out to their clients and promote safety in electrical installations.”

BSI’s Dan Palmer, Associate Director, Committees, said: “We welcome public comments on BS 7671. Having your say can help shape the changes introduced in this new amendment and will help electrical professionals keep up to date with new and innovative technologies. We have been partnering with the IET on the wiring regulations for more than 30 years, ensuring amendments are introduced to maintain the safety of electrical installations.”

The IET and BSI jointly manage JPEL/64, the committee responsible for BS 7671.

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