Applying the right standards
Standards set the benchmarks for good practice, professionalism and help provide assurance to clients and ensure their expectations are met. They also promote a culture that encourages the delivery of high quality services.
Applying the right standards is crucial when carrying out different areas of work; importantly they fulfil obligations under contract but ultimately obligations under Health and Safety and the Electricity at Work Regulations.
When designing, installing, commissioning, testing, inspecting or maintaining electrical systems within explosive atmospheres, depending on the scope of work, a combination of the most recent edition of the following standards and guidance would apply: