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AU/NZ Electrical Equipment, Draft Standards for Comment
The requirements are now fully harmonized. After 30 June all products must comply with the requirements of In-Scope level 3. We are very conscious of the urgency of this matter and have been in contact with safety regulators and state Ministers today to call for a transition period of at least six months. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required. New products manufactured in Australia or imported into Queensland after the 30 Junemust comply with the requirements of In-Scope Level 3.
We have noted considerable confusion and frustration today within the solar industry regarding the issue of appropriately-certified DC isolators. By Admin July 16, This standard sets out the kind of electrical articles that require approval. There are currently 14 certificates for DC isolators listed on the ERAC website, which cover eight brands and over 30 models.
To date, ESV has taken an educational approach to the supply of unapproved DC isolators into the Victorian market provided installers made every effort to source and install approved DC isolators, and that suppliers of DC isolators were in a genuine process of obtaining approval of their product. To clarify, that is for existing stock. To obtain a certificate, the products must comply with one of the following:. The Clean Energy Council welcomes improvements to safety outcomes but we are concerned about the way this is being implemented in some states, and believe a longer transition period is required.
The objective of this Standard is to provide a set of outcomes-oriented criteria for the safety of electrical equipment, primarily for use by electrical regulators in relation to products for which regulatory approval before sale is not required non-declared articles. To obtain a certificate, the products must comply with one of the following: Tasmania Refer to the updated information above. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.
The Standard was prepared in response to a proposal from the Electrical Regulatory Authorities Coordinating Committee. It also sets out the regulatory compliance mark that should be used to mark this approval.
If you have any queries or require any further information, you can contact ESV’s Electrical Equipment Safety team on 03and select option 2. It is understood that electrical regulators will continue to accept such marking for a period, in parallel with the use of the RCM. This part of the Standard deals with electromagnetic compatibility regulatory requirements in Australia and New Zealand. It is an offence under section 57 of the Act to supply Level 3 or prescribed electrical equipment that has not been approved by ESV, another electrical safety state regulator or JAS-ANZ accredited third party certifier.
Existing stock already in Australia prior 30th June is considered In-Scope level 1 and can continue being sold until 30 June provided the responsible supplier is registered.
AS/NZS – Standards Australia
Northern Territory Solar installations in NT are not affected at this stage. Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two qs table format, header then data.
Electrical articles are electrical appliances or parts of electrical appliances. The closing date for comment on these draft standards is 7 September Any new product types sourced by an importer would need to comply with level 3 requirements. This part of the Standard deals with electrical safety regulations in Australia and New Zealand. Following our note below from 2 July regarding nxs issue of appropriately-certified DC isolators, we can confirm the following updated information for each state.
Description You are required to comply with this standard if you intend to sell electrical articles. There is currently one product listed as being approved and one 447.2 listed with a voluntary certificate of ns.
This Part of the Standard deals with the use of the Regulatory Compliance Mark to indicate that a piece of radio apparatus complies with the relevant radio apparatus regulations in Australia and New Zealand.
Ensure your DC Isolators are AS/NZS compliant!
The electrical equipment safety system EESS legislation, which is currently before the Victorian Parliament’s Legislative Council, means that there is currently no requirement for supplier registration or equipment registration in order to supply DC isolators in Victoria. Follow Us facebook linkedin youtube. Home Products DC isolators update. For the latest information for Tasmania download their fact sheet.
If DC isolators are manufactured or imported in SA prior to 30 Junethey may be sold in SA for a period of up to 6 months after this date i.
For electrical equipment that is required to be approved by regulators before being placed on the market declared articlesthere are specific regulatory requirements additional to the general requirements given in this Standard. Specifies the requirements for the use of a trademark, called the Regulatory Compliance Mark Nzsson electrical and electronic products to indicate compliance with regulations applicable to aspects of the product as covered in ad parts of this Standard.
Solar installations in NSW are not affected at this stage. Solar installations in NT are not affected at this stage. Section 57 of the Act does not provide ESV with an exemption power however; ESV will not immediately strictly enforce the new requirements against installers or nzd of DC isolators.
In some situations, this may be purely an administrative process however in other situations further technical documentation may be required. Clean Energy Council Insulation Accreditation. Installer Sign In Search Search for.
In most states, it is an offence to supply level 3 or prescribed electrical equipment without being approved by a state electrical safety regulator or a JAS-ANZ accredited third party certifier.