Wiring Regulations BS7671

18th edition published in July 2018 and applicable to electrical installations designed from 1 January 2019.

This video and the text below cover the main changes in Part 7, Special Installations or Locations.

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As with the rest of the book, there are large numbers of insignificant changes such as references to other standards and regulations. Such things are not covered in the video or the text below.

BS7671:2018 18th Edition Part 7 Changes

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Part 7 contains a number of sections, each for a specific type of installation or location. Changes to each are listed below. Sections not mentioned are those with either no amendments, or only trivial changes to wording such as 'not permitted' becoming 'shall not be used'.

Section 704 Construction Sites

Section 705 Agricultural

Section 708 Caravan / Camping Parks

Section 709 Marinas

Section 710 Medical

Section 711 Exhibitions

Section 714 Outdoor Lighting

Section 715 ELV Lighting

Section 721 Caravans

Section 722 Electric Vehicle Charging

Section 730 Shore connections for inland navigation vessels

Section 740 Temporary installations

Section 753 Heating Cables