(B) Electrical Installations

(8) Periodic Testing Requirements for Fixed Electrical Installations

  • 1.Lack of maintenance of electrical installations will present safety risk, which may result in fire or power outage. Electrical installations shall be inspected, tested and certified at least regularly by registered electrical contractors.
    Lack of maintenance of electrical installations
1.If your electrical installations are located at:
  1. a place of public entertainment (e.g. cinema),
  2. premises for the production or storage of dangerous goods (e.g. DG store), or
  3. premises with a high voltage fixed electrical installation (exceeding 1000V),
by law, the electrical installations shall be inspected, tested and certified at least once every 12 months.
If your electrical installations are located at:
2.If your electrical installations are located at:
  1. a hotel, a hospital, a maternity home, a school, or a child care centre,
  2. a factory with an approved loading exceeding 200A, or
  3. premises including commercial or residential unit and building with an approved loading exceeding 100A,
by law, the electrical installations shall be inspected, tested and certified at least once every 5 years.
If your electrical installations are located at:
4 December 2020