Author: S. Brady
1 February 2015
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This note is intended to help structural engineers in England and Wales provide the correct information in support of a Building Regulations application in order to demonstrate compliance with the Building Act 1984 and the Building Regulations 2010.
All electrical work is potentially dangerous. In addition to the usual risks inherent with any electrical supply, site work can be particularly dangerous due to the risk of underground cables being cut or overhead wires being touched. The evolving nature of construction sites generates considerable uncertainty. Structural engineers will not be involved in power circuit design, but they should be aware of the inherent dangers on sites, particularly when planning alterations.
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