Introduction to BS 7671 Amendment 2, Parts 1 -4
Frank, Paul and Richard introduce the new Amendment 2 publication. Discussing the overview on scope, object and fundamental principles (part 1), definitions (part 2) and assessment of general characteristics (part 3).
There is a discussion on new requirements for Arc Fault Detection Devices (AFDD) with Paul Collins and an audience Q&A.Timings: 9.00am
BS 7671 Amendment 2, Parts 4 (continued)-6
Frank, Paul and Richard open the session as they look into section 422 concerning precautions where particular risks of fire exist.
They are then joined by Kirsty to discuss the changes to Surge Protection Devices before moving on to part 5 concerning selection and erection of equipment, discussing the requirements of identification and notices.
Andrew then takes to the floor to discuss Types of RCD's and latest requirements, concluding with Frank explaining the changes to inspection and testing regarding insulation resistance and RCD testing and an audience Q&A.Timings: 10.30am
BS 7671 Amendment 2, Parts 7-8 and Appendices
The third and final session concludes with Frank, Paul and Richard discussing the final sections of the amendment, part 7 on special installation or locations, bathroom socket outlets and update to EV charging requirements.
Paul Collins joins for part 8 concerning functional requirements and the technical implications. The session is closed with an explanation on the appendices (for escape routes and fire protection), model forms and a final Q&A.Timings: 12.00pm