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Completing an electrical installation condition report

Matthew Gilmore, Contracts manager at Guardian Electrical Compliance, discusses some of the complexities and challenges of completing an electrical installation condition report in healthcare and medical environments.

He explains the requirements, process, and reporting, required to enable an electrical duty-holder to meet their legal responsibilities.

Completing an electrical installation condition report in healthcare and medical environments has always been a challenge. Contributing to this challenge are the need to minimise interruptions to care, critical supply requirements, an ageing infrastructure, and budget constraints. In 2011 the regulations surrounding such environments changed, and a section relating to special locations, Section 710 – Medical Locations, was introduced to BS7671 – Requirements for Electrical Installations. In my many years specialising in healthcare and medical electrical installations, I have seen a system created to complete a high standard of inspection and test in this area. From initial planning to the completion of the additional requirements around the medical location regulations, all areas of statutory regulations can be addressed, as I

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