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AS/NZS 4703:2007


Electrical wiring in furniture

Specifies safety requirements for the installation of electrical wiring and equipment in furniture.
Published: 23/11/2007
Pages: 10
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope
2 Referenced documents
3 Definitions
4 General requirements
4.1 General requirements of AS/NZS 3100
4.2 Selection and installation of equipment
4.3 Electrical facilities
4.4 Compliance with this Standard
4.5 Compliance with other Standards
5 Design requirements
5.1 Guarding of live parts
5.2 Exposed conductive parts
5.3 Earthing
5.3.1 Furniture intended to be earthed
5.3.2 Protective earthing conductors
5.3.3 Protective earthing terminals
5.3.4 Earthing continuity
5.4 Cables and supply cord
5.4.1 Supply cords or cables
5.4.2 Length of supply cord or cable
5.4.3 Strain relief
5.5 Switching requirements
5.6 Overcurrent protection
5.7 Socket-outlets
5.7.1 Accessibility
5.7.2 Protection of socket-outlet
5.8 Temperatures within closed space
6 Construction
6.1 Mechanical strength
6.2 Insulating material
6.3 Cable routing
6.3.1 Designated cableways
6.3.2 Holes or apertures
6.3.3 Cable protection
6.3.4 Cables connecting moveable parts
6.3.5 Flexibility
6.3.6 Cable support
6.4 Connection between items of furniture
6.5 Segregation of cables
6.6 Outlet facilities
6.6.1 General
6.6.2 Switching arrangements
6.7 Luminaires
6.8 Requirements for reeling or coiling arrangement
7 Means of connection
8 Marking
8.1 General
8.2 Marking of protective devices
8.3 Location of marking
9 Instructions
10 Verification and tests
10.1 Verification
10.2 Tests
Cited references in this standard
Approval and test specification — Plugs, socket-outlets and couplers for general industrial application
Installation requirements for customer cabling (Wiring Rules)
Approval and test specification — Miniature overcurrent circuit-breakers
Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
Content history
DR 06565
AS/NZS 4703-2007 REC:2018