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StandardDescription
AS/NZS 60079.1:2015 Explosive atmospheres - Part 1: Equipment protection by flameproof enclosures ‘d’
AS/NZS 3001:2008 Electrical Installations - Transportable structures and vehicles including their site supplies
AS/NZS 3000:2007 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
AS/NZS 4763:2011 Safety of portable inverters
AS/NZS 60079.31:2014 Explosive atmospheres - Part 31: Equipment dust ignition protection by enclosure “t”
AS/NZS 3004.2:2014 Electrical installations - Marinas and boats - Part 2: Boat installations
AS/NZS 60479.1:2010 Effects of current on human beings and livestock - General aspects
AS/NZS 60079.11:2011 Explosive atmospheres - Part 11: Equipment protection by intrinsic safety ‘i’
AS/NZS 5149.2:2016 Refrigerating systems and heat pumps - Safety and environmental requirements - Part 2: Design, construction, testing, marking and documentation
AS/NZS 4761.1:2008 Competencies for working with electrical equipment for hazardous areas (EEHA) - Competency Standards
AS/NZS 3010:2005 Electrical installations - Generating sets
AS/NZS 4701:2000 Requirements for domestic electrical appliances and equipment for reconditioning or parts recycling
AS/NZS 3832:1998 Electrical installations - Cold-cathode illumination systems
AS/NZS 60079.18:2016

Explosive atmospheres - Part 18: Equipment protection by encapsulation ‘m’

AS/NZS 1972:2006 Electric cables - Underground coal mines - Other than reeling and trailing
AS/NZS 60079.35.1:2011 Explosive atmospheres - Part 35.1: Cap lights for use in mines susceptible to firedamp - General requirements - Construction and testing in relation to the risk of explosion
AS/NZS 7000:2016 Overhead line design
AS/NZS 3014:2003 Appendix B Electrical installations - Electric fences
AS/NZS 3439.4:2009 Low-voltage switchgear and control gear assemblies - Particular requirements for assemblies for construction sites (ACS)
AS/NZS 3014:2003 Appendix A Electrical installations - Electric fences
AS/NZS 3012:2010 Electrical installations - Construction and demolition sites
AS/NZS 5762:2011 In-service safety inspection and testing - Repaired electrical equipment
AS/NZS 3009:1998 Electric installations - Emergency power supplies in hospitals
AS/NZS 3123:2005 Approval and test specification - Plugs, socket-outlets and couplers for general industrial application
AS/NZS 5149.4:2016 Refrigerating systems and heat pumps - Safety and environmental requirements - Part 4: Operation, maintenance, repair and recovery
AS/NZS 3800:2012 Electrical equipment for explosive atmospheres - Repair and overhaul
AS/NZS 3190:2016 Approval and test specification - Residual current devices (current-operated earth-leakage devices)
AS/NZS 60950.1:2011 Information technology equipment - Safety - General requirements
AS/NZS 3100:2017 Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment
AS/NZS 61439.1:2016 Low-voltage switchgear and control gear assemblies - Part 1: General rules
AS/NZS 1747:2003 Reeling, trailing and feeder cables used for mining - Repair, testing and fitting of accessories
NZS 4512:2010 Fire detection and alarm systems in buildings
SNZ HB 6117:2014 Electrical installations in dairy sheds
AS/NZS 61439.4:2016 Low-voltage switchgear and control gear assemblies - Part 4: Particular requirements for assemblies for construction sites (ACS)
AS/NZS 60079.14:2009 Explosive atmospheres - Electrical installations design, selection and erection
AS/NZS 3019:2007 Electrical installations - Periodic verification
AS/NZS 61439.3:2016 Low-voltage switchgear and control gear assemblies - Part 3: Distribution boards intended to be operated by ordinary persons (DBO)
AS/NZS 4249:1994 Electrical safety practices - Film, video and television sites
AS/NZS 4024.1601:2014 Safety of machinery - Part 1601: Design of controls, interlocks and guarding - Guards - General requirements for the design and construction of fixed and movable guards
AS/NZS 3014:2003 Electrical installations - Electric fences
AS/NZS 60079.0:2012 Explosive atmospheres - Part 0: Equipment - General requirements
AS/NZS 62013.1:2001 Cap lights for use in mines susceptible to firedamp - General requirements - Construction and testing in relation to the risk of explosion
AS/NZS 60079.17:2009 Explosive atmospheres - Electrical installations inspection and maintenance
AS/NZS 3002:2008 Electrical installations - Shows and carnivals
AS/NZS 2293.2:1995 Emergency evacuation lighting for buildings - Inspection and maintenance
AS/NZS 3016:2002 Electrical installations - Electric security fences
AS/NZS 5033:2014 Installation and safety requirements for photovoltaic (PV) arrays
AS/NZS 3004.1:2014 Electrical installations - Marinas and boats - Part 1: Marinas
AS/NZS 1299:2009 Electrical equipment for mines and quarries - Explosion-protected three-phase restrained plugs and receptacles for working voltages up to and including 3.3 kV
AS/NZS 3100:2009 Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment
AS/NZS 61000.3.2:2013 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 3.2: Limits - Limits for harmonic current emissions (equipment input current less than or equal to 16 A per phase)
AS/NZS 60079.29.2:2016 Explosive atmospheres - Part 29.2: Gas detectors - Selection, installation, use and maintenance of detectors for flammable gases and oxygen
AS/NZS 60079.10.1:2009 Explosive atmospheres - Classification of areas - Explosive gas atmospheres
AS/NZS 3008.1.2:2010 Electrical installations - Selection of cables - Part 1.2: Cables for alternating voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV - Typical New Zealand conditions
AS/NZS 5149.3:2016 Refrigerating systems and heat pumps - Safety and environmental requirements - Part 3: Installation site
AS/NZS 3017:2007 Electrical installations - Verification guidelines
NZS 6115:2006 Electrical installations - Mobile medical facilities
AS/NZS 5149.1:2016 Refrigerating systems and heat pumps - Safety and environmental requirements - Part 1: Definitions, classification and selection criteria
NZS 7901:2014 Electricity and gas industries – Safety management systems for public safety
AS/NZS 3820:2009 Essential safety requirements for electrical equipment
AS/NZS 60079.10.2:2016 Explosive atmospheres - Part 10.2: Classification of areas - Explosive dust atmospheres
AS/NZS 60598.1:2013 Luminaires - Part 1: General requirements and tests
AS/NZS 1826:2008 Electrical equipment for explosive gas atmospheres - Special protection - Type of protection 's'
AS/NZS 3008.1.1:2009 Electrical installations - Selection of cables - Cables for alternating voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV - Typical Australian installation conditions
AS/NZS 5761:2011 In-service safety inspection and testing – Second-hand electrical equipment prior to sale
AS/NZS 1768:2007 Lightning protection
AS/NZS 1802:2003 Electric cables - Reeling and trailing - For underground coal mining purposes
AS/NZS 2293.1:1998 Emergency evacuation lighting for buildings - System design, installation and operation
AS/NZS 3112:2011 Approval and test specification - Plugs and socket-outlets
AS/NZS 60335.2.98:2005 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Particular requirements for humidifiers
AS/NZS 3551:2012 Management programs for medical equipment
AS/NZS 4836:2011 Safe working on or near low-voltage electrical installations and equipment
AS/NZS 4114.1:2003 Spray painting booths, designated spray painting areas and paint mixing rooms - Design, construction and testing
AS/NZS 3000:2007 A2 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules): Amendment 2
AS/NZS 4509.2:2010 Stand-alone power systems - System design
AS/NZS 3760:2010 In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment
AS/NZS 4114.2:2003 Spray painting booths, designated spray painting areas and paint mixing rooms - Installation and maintenance
AS/NZS 4509.1:2009 Stand-alone power systems - Safety and installation
AS/NZS 3003:2011 Electrical installations - Patient areas
AS/NZS 60950.1:2015 Information technology equipment - Safety - Part 1: General requirements
NZS 6116:2006 Safe application of electricity in the meat processing industry
AS/NZS 3439.3:2002 Low-voltage switchgear and control gear assemblies - Particular requirements for low-voltage switchgear and control gear assemblies intended to be installed in places where unskilled persons have access for their use - Distribution boards
AS/NZS 3007:2013 Electrical equipment in mines and quarries - Surface installations and associated processing plant
AS/NZS 2500:2004 Guide to the safe use of electricity in patient care
AS/NZS 4777.2:2015 Grid connection of energy systems via inverters - Part 2: Inverter requirements
NZS 4219:2009 Seismic performance of engineering systems in buildings
AS/NZS 3439.1:2002 Low-voltage switchgear and control gear assemblies - Type-tested and partially type-tested assemblies