Switchboard Inspections

Switchboard Inspection using an audit style approach the apt Group offer three types of inspections.

Type 1

Low-voltage Small Light and Power Distribution Board Inspections audit and report particular requirements for low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies, installed in places where unqualified / unauthorised persons have access for their use. Service condition, construction design and technical characteristics are assessed. For example, potential safety issues relating to faulty or incomplete distribution boards that are "at risk", based on secure locking systems to limit access by unqualified / unauthorised persons. Also covered are issues related to the ingress of water, dust, destructive impacts and debris, as well as human fingers, based on the (IPXX) Degree of Protection standards.

Type 2

Low- voltage Switchboard and Motor Control Centre Inspections audit and report particular requirements for low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies, installed in a switchroom or plant area. Service condition, construction regulations and technical characteristics such as forms of segregation and degrees of separation are assessed. For example, potential safety issues relating to faulty or incomplete switchboards and motor control centres, that are "at risk" based on secure locking systems to limit access by unqualified / unauthorised persons. Also covered are issues related to the ingress of water, dust, destructive impacts and debris, as well as human fingers, based on the (IPXX) Degree of Protection standards.

Type 3

Risk Assessment Inspection audit and report particular safe working procedures for licensed electricians, carrying out additions and/or alterations to circuits in a distribution board. For example, replacing or adding circuit breakers, without taking the distribution board off line, using applied new technology and complying with various State OH&S Acts, Regulations and Regulatory Best Practice documents.

The associated report will identify the issue with a digital photograph and a written description of our observation as well as a corrective action statement.