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STANDARDS FOR EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS All electrical installations shall comply with the requirements of the Regulations. Relevant DEWA’s. the DEWA may be sought to obtain specific advice. short. inspection and testing of all electrical installations within premises and any additions. de. 4 Jun DEWA’s requirements for electric installations in order to safeguard persons and property from hazards arising from the use of electricity.

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Current carrying capacity of a conductor: The isolator may be integral with the control gear or separate, but shall be in close proximity to the motor. Motors and their control gear shall be located in well ventilated situations with adequately space for operation, inspection and maintenance. Where single core insulated cables are installed in surface mounted metal or PVC trunking, the space factor shall normally not exceed 40 percent.

Water heater shall be connected to a separate final sub-circuit from the distribution board. A cable support consisting of a continuous base with raised edges and no covering.

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Where more than one incoming supply is available, in any premises, each ‘Main Switch’ shall be marked to indicate which installation or section of the installation it controls.

Cables shall be fastened securely by purpose made clips, cleats or saddles. An assembly containing switching or protective devices eg. The consumer shall arrange rectification of the defects, if any, notified by DEWA, at his own cost. Since maximum demand can vary on each type of project such as residential, commercial, industrial, etc.


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No socket-outlet shall be mounted within 2 meters of any water tap, wash basin or sink in a kitchen. A device, other than current-using equipment, associated with such equipment or with the wiring of eleectrical installation.

Suitable grommets and bushes shall be provided at the terminal outlets. In writing, any defects found in related parts of the exiting installations and their rectification, together with a schedule of test results. A protective conductor providing equipotential bonding. Flexible cords for use at the site regulattions comply with BS This current may have a capacitive component including that resulting from the deliberate use of capacitors.

Operation Maintenance Electrical Installations. A current exceeding the rated value. A luminaire track system is not regarded as a socket-outlet system.

The light fittings shall normally incorporated necessary battery and charger within.

A zone of accessibility to touch, extending from any point on a surface where persons usually stand or move about to flr limits which a person can reach with a hand in any direction without assistance. Adequate mechanical and electrical interlock between the incomer circuit breakers or isolators of both generator and DEWA supplies shall be provided. A combination of one or more low-voltage switching device together with associated control, measuring, signaling, and protective, regulating equipment, etc, completely assembled under the responsibility of the manufacturer with all the internal electrical and mechanical interconnection and structural leectrical.


Trunking and conduit shall be completely installed before any cable is drawn in.

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This may result from an insulation failure or abridging of insulation. An item of current-using equipment other than a luminaire or an electricxl motor.

Prior approval shall be obtained from DEWA on every such application. API Electrical Installations.

Where switch box contains more than one phase, for group switching, approved switch boxes with phase barriers shall be used and labeled to indicate that Volts exist at the box. Every installation shall also be subject to periodic, random inspection by Dewaa.

For lifts and similar applications rubber insulated or PVC insulated flexible cable complying with BS shall be used. The tap of f unit installed at each floor level in a busbar riser shall be at a height between 50 cm and electrcal from finished floor level and shall have adequate access for operation, maintenance and replacement.

A manufactured enclosure for the protection of cables, normally of rectangular cross section, of which one side is removable or hinged. Any influence external to an electrical installation which affects the design and safe operation of that installation. Weather proof switches shall be used for all outdoor installations.