Construction Sites: AS/NZS 3012:2010

AS/NZS 3012:2010 Electrical installations—Construction and demolition sites, applies to a wide range of electrical installations associated with construction and demolition. It must be applied in association with AS/NZS 3000:2007 when construction work is being carried out and the situations where it is applied are diverse. It is not just building and demolition work that is covered. Excavation work, structural alterations, extensions, repairs and demolition work can also require the application of AS/NZS 3012. The standard sets out a full list of the situations where it applies.

The standard is available via the Board’s Standard Portal on its webpage. There is also an excellent downloadable resource on the Energy Safety web site which contains practical guidance.

You can download it from the WorkSafe website.(external link)