• Damaged construction wiring Tag out of service, repair, replace or remove
    AS:3012 Clause 3.8.1

  • Uninsulated aerial conductors. Use only insulated aerial conductors
    AS:3012 Clause 2.5.7

  • Unidentified cable, loose end.
    AS: 3012 Clause 2.5.4
    AS: Clause

    Tag out of service, J Box or remove

  • Unprotected cabling at low height. Relocate cabling to safe height (2.5 min)
    AS:3012 Clause 2.5.3. Install jersey barriers to protect any cable coils at low height
    Tunnelling code of practice Clause

  • Electrical cable tied to water pipes. Support cable separate from water pipe
    AS:3000 Clause &

  • Inadequate cable support. Support cable properly
    AS:3000 Clause

  • Unprotected cables on a roof. Use armoured cable or mechanically protect cable
    AS:3012 Clause 2.5.5

  • Wiring installed on free standing fencing. Support cables some other way
    AS Clause 2.5.3 Note (d)

  • Unprotected cables installed on scaffolding or the like. Protect cables

    AS 3012 Clause 2.5.3 Note (b)

  • Temporary wiring bundled with permanent wiring Must be separated
    AS:3012 Clause 2.5.2

  • Overhead wiring has no system of safety to stop collisions. Instal signage and or height barriers/cateneries
    AS:3012 Clause 2.5.6


  • No RCD protection on final sub circuits. Install 30mA RCD in DB where circuit originates
    AS:3012 Clause

  • DB door not lockable Fit locking device
    AS:3012 Clause (e)

  • Switchboard securely attached. Shall be securely attached except for free standing ones that take into account external forces
    AS:3012 Clause 2.3.3

  • Exposed building wires at cable glands. Must be in enclosures, either push in and tighten or rewrite if too short

    AS:3000 Clause

  • Circuits > 100A per phase not individually switched. Separate circuits onto individual isolators
    AS:3000 Clause

  • Gear stacked in front of DB Remove any obstructions and provide clear access
    AS:3012 clause
    AS:3000 Clause

  • Switchboard not labelled correctly Label board to standard
    AS:3012 Clause &

  • Circuits not labelled at board. Label what CB isolates
    AS:3000 Clause

  • EVAC POD not hard wired. Install EVAC POD on a fixed wired final sub circuit
    AS:3000 Clause

  • Access to live parts at DB Rectify
    AS:3012 Clause (c)

  • Broken socket outlet in DB. Replace or repair outlet
    AS:3012 Clause 3.8.1

  • Switchboard with socket outlets has no insulated tie off bar. Install tie off insulated bar
    AS:3012 (d)

  • RCD load rating insufficient. Rectify
    AS:3000 Clause

  • Empty glands and holes not bunged up in board. Rectify
    AS:3000 Clause 2.9.7 notes 4

  • Switchboard door not lockable , no retaining bar, can be taken off without the use of a tool. Rectify
    AS:3012 Clause (e)

  • External isolator installed with inappropriate IP rating Change enclosure or relocate to inside DB
    AS 3012 Clause (a,b)

  • Incorrect circuit breaker size on outgoing circuits. Install correct sized breakers
    AS:3000 Table B1

  • RCD testing out of date. Tripping time to be tested and documented
    AS:3012 Clause 3.4.2
    Clause 3.5
    Table 3

  • No emergency lighting provided adjacent to switchboard. Install emergency light adjacent to DB
    (Where there is no natural light)
    AS:3012 clause 2.7.3

  • No 15A amp socket outlet installed at local DB. Assess the need for 15A outlet, recommend installing
    AS:3012 Clause 2.3.4


  • Lighting plugged in Install lighting on a separate fixed final sub circuit
    AS:3012 clause 2.1.6

  • Light has no cover or guard. Install cover/guard
    AS:3012 Clause 2.7.2

  • No lighting or poor lighting Install general lighting or task lighting as required
    40 lux walkways
    160 lux general areas
    AS:3012 Clause 2.7.1

  • No emergency lighting in stairways or access ways. Install emergency lights as required
    (Where there is no natural light)
    Clause 2.7.3


  • Leads out of date Test and tag as required
    Clause 3.6.1

  • Extension leads not mechanically protected. Place leads on insulated hooks
    AS:3012 clause 2.6.9

  • Extension lead 15A socket with 10A plug. Rectify
    AS:3120 Clause 2.13.2


  • No documentation on site for Tests to be performed by licenced electrician and results to be documented
    Visual inspection date and checklist
    Continuity of earthing system
    Insulation resistance
    Correct circuit connections
    RCD trip time values
    AS:3012 Clause 3.10 (e)

  • No test date visible on LV rescue kit. Have low voltage rescue equipment inspected and tested
    Electrical safety regulations
    Div 5 Clause 17b (3)

  • Transportable structure supply non- compliant Hard wire structure or install a compliant flexible lead
    (flexible lead not 2.5 or longer than 15m and not on own dedicated circuit
    AS:3012 2.9

  • Damaged equipment. Tag out of service, repair or replace
    AS:3012 Clause 3.8.2

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