SNZ AS/NZS 3820
Essential safety requirements for electrical equipment
|Publication Date:||26 June 2020|
This standard applies to electrical equipment
- designed for use with a supply voltage; or
- that has an output voltage;
not exceeding 1000 Volts for alternating current and 1500 Volts for direct current and intended for the purposes of generation, conversion, transmission, distribution, storage or utilisation of electricity.
This Standard sets out requirements for electrical equipment, to ensure that electrical equipment is constructed in accordance with good engineering practice in regard to safety such that it does not endanger the safety of persons (including children, the elderly and people with disabilities), domestic animals or property, when properly installed and maintained and used in applications for which it was made.
Medical electrical equipment and electrical equipment used in hazardous areas are subject to essential safety requirements in addition to those included in this standard.