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AS/NZS 3760:2010

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In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment

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This Standard specifies procedures for the safety inspection and testing of low voltage single phase and polyphase electrical equipment, connected to the electrical supply by a flexible cord or connecting device. It also include procedures for the safety inspection and testing of: Residual current devices (RCDs) except those within the scope of AS/NZS 3003 and NZS 6115; and Portable inverters that generate or produce low voltage.
Published: 30/09/2010
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
Header
About this publication
REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
FOREWORD
OUTCOME STATEMENT
1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
1.1 SCOPE
1.1.1
1.1.2
1.1.3
1.1.4
1.1.5
1.1.6
1.1.7
1.1.8
1.1.9
1.2 GENERAL
1.2.1 New equipment
1.2.1.1
1.2.1.2
1.2.2 In-service equipment
1.2.3 Fixed or stationary equipment
1.2.4 Hire equipment
1.2.4.1 Responsibility for hire equipment at the commencement of hire
1.2.4.2 Responsibility for hire equipment during hire
1.3 INTERPRETATION
1.3.1
1.3.2 Shall
1.3.3 Should
1.3.4 May
1.3.5
1.3.6
1.4 DEFINITIONS
2 INSPECTION AND TESTS
2 GENERAL
2.1 FREQUENCY OF INSPECTION AND TESTS
2.2 PERSONNEL
2.3 INSPECTION AND TESTING
2.3.1 General
2.3.2 Inspection
2.3.3 Testing
2.3.3.1 Earthing continuity
2.3.3.2 Testing of insulation
2.3.3.3 Testing of portable isolating transformers and power supplies
2.3.3.4 Test for operation of RCDs
2.3.3.5 Polarity of rewireable plugs and rewireable cord extension sockets
2.3.3.6 Testing of portable generators
2.3.3.7 Testing of arc welders with exposed terminals
2.3.3.8 Testing of portable inverters
2.3.3.9 Testing of Class I equipment that is totally encapsulated
2.4 ACTION RESULTING FROM INSPECTION AND TESTING
2.4.1 Non-compliant equipment
2.4.2 Compliant equipment
2.4.2.1
2.4.2.2
2.5 DOCUMENTATION
2.5.1
2.5.2
2.5.3
APPENDIX A
A1 GENERAL
A2 PRINCIPLES OF CONSTRUCTION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
A3 FUNCTIONAL EARTHING (FE)
A4 PROTECTIVE EARTHING
A5 INSULATION RESISTANCE
A6 TEST EQUIPMENT
A7 DOCUMENTATION
APPENDIX B
B1 GENERAL
B1.1 Basic electrical principles
B1.2 Circuit protection
B1.3 Electrical safety
B1.4 Inspection and testing to AS/NZS 3760
B1.5 Applicable to jurisdictional regulations
APPENDIX C
C1
C2
C3
C4
C5
APPENDIX D
D1 GENERAL
D2 INSTRUMENTATION
D3 TEST CONDITIONS
D3.1
D3.2
APPENDIX E
E1 GENERAL
E2 INSTRUMENTATION AND METHOD
E2.1 Leakage current
E2.1.1
E2.1.2
E2.2 Insulation resistance
E3 TEST CONDITIONS
E3.1 Class I equipment – Live parts to accessible earthed parts
E3.2 Class II equipment – Live parts to accessible metal parts
E3.3 Cord sets, cord extension sets and EPODs
APPENDIX F
F1 GENERAL
F2 INSTRUMENTATION
F3 TEST CONDITIONS
APPENDIX G
G1 GENERAL
G2 INSTRUMENTATION
G3 TEST CONDITIONS
APPENDIX H
H1 GENERAL
H1.1
H1.2
H2 INSTRUMENTATION
H3 TEST CONDITIONS
H3.1
H3.2
H3.2.1
APPENDIX J
J1 GENERAL
J2 MACHINE CONSTRUCTION
J3 OPERATIONAL RISKS
APPENDIX K
K1 GENERAL
K2 REGULATORY AUTHORITIES
Cited references in this standard
[Current]
Safety in welding and allied processes, Part 2: Electrical
[Superseded]
Electricity generating sets — Transportable (Up to 25 kW)
[Current]
Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
[Superseded]
Approval and test specification — Residual current devices (current-operated earth-leakage devices)
[Superseded]
Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
Content history
[Superseded]