Paul asks this question, which concerns earth leakage circuit breakers in a domestic electrical installation and whether they need replacing by RCDs. It has been answered by Legrand (Theme – Distribution Equipment including Cable Management):
The insulation of electric cables used outdoors is well known to be prone to rapid degradation by ultra-violet (UV) exposure, so it is important that a type recommended for outdoor use be used. What is less well-known is that, even indoor cables, if mounted near to lighting systems (such as luminaires), can suffer from UV damage. The British App...
Emergi-Lite provides its view on the current state of electrical installation training in the UK, and believes that more apprentices and better training are essential to avoid critical errors during the installation phase:
Electrical Safety First, previously the Electrical Safety Council) produces, in association with a number of other important industry bodies, a range of Best Practice Guides. These provide definitive information and guidance on a range of technical electrical installation subjects: