• BS 7909(2011) : 2011

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    CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TEMPORARY ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND RELATED PURPOSES

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2011

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Management of an event and supply of
       equipment for temporary electrical systems
    5 Small/simple events and activities requiring
       up to 6 kVA
    6 Large/complex events and activities requiring
       in excess of 6 kVA
    7 Design and instructions for temporary electrical
       systems
    8 Work on site
    9 Inspection and testing
    10 Operational procedures
    11 Additional considerations
    Annexes
    Annex A (normative) - Construction of distribution
            equipment or switchgear for temporary
            systems
    Annex B (informative) - Distribution equipment functionality
    Annex C (normative) - Earthing arrangements and temporary
            systems
    Annex D (informative) - Possible arrangements for temporary
            electrical systems
    Annex E (informative) - Residual current devices (RCDs):
            selection and use
    Annex F (informative) - Supplies provided for temporary
            distributions at venues
    Annex G (normative) - Inspection, testing and certification
    Annex H (informative) - Multi-pin connectors used for
            lighting applications
    Bibliography

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Provides recommendations for the management, design, setting-up and operation of temporary electrical systems using low voltage a.c. electricity, for the entertainment and similar or related industries.

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    Committee CPW/4
    Development Note Supersedes BS 7909(2008). (09/2011)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ENA ER G12 : ISSUE 4 AMD 1 2015 REQUIREMENTS FOR THE APPLICATION OF PROTECTIVE MULTIPLE EARTHING TO LOW VOLTAGE NETWORKS
    BS 7671(2008) : 2008 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS 7671(2008) : 2018 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS 7671(2008) : 2018 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS 7671(2008) : 2008 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS

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    BS 546(1950) : 1950 SPECIFICATION - TWO-POLE AND EARTHING-PIN PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS AND SOCKET-OUTLET ADAPTORS
    BS EN 60898-1 : 2003 ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES - CIRCUIT BREAKERS FOR OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR INSTALLATIONS - PART 1: CIRCUIT-BREAKERS FOR A.C. OPERATION
    BS 4363(1998) : 1998 SPECIFICATION FOR DISTRIBUTION ASSEMBLIES FOR REDUCED LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICITY SUPPLIES FOR CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING SITES
    BS 7671(2008) : 2008 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    IEC 62423:2009 Type F and type B residual current operated circuit-breakers with and without integral overcurrent protection for household and similar uses
    BS 7430(1998) : 1998 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTHING
    BS PD CLC/TR 50404 : 2003 ELECTROSTATICS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF HAZARDS DUE TO STATIC ELECTRICITY
    BS 7288(1990) : 1990 SPECIFICATION FOR SOCKET OUTLETS INCORPORATING RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES (S.R.C.D.S)
    BS EN 12193:2007 LIGHT AND LIGHTING - SPORTS LIGHTING
    BS EN 60320-1:2015 APPLIANCE COUPLERS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR GENERAL PURPOSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS 5266-1(2005) : 2005 EMERGENCY LIGHTING - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE EMERGENCY LIGHTING OF PREMISES
    BS EN 60309-1 : 1999 PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS AND COUPLERS FOR INDUSTRIAL PURPOSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS 7375(2010) : 2010 DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRICITY ON CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION SITES - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS EN 61140 : 2002 PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK - COMMON ASPECTS FOR INSTALLATION AND EQUIPMENT
    BS 6500(2000) : 2000 ELECTRIC CABLES - FLEXIBLE CORDS RATED UP TO 300/500 V, FOR USE WITH APPLIANCES AND EQUIPMENT INTENDED FOR DOMESTIC, OFFICE AND SIMILAR ENVIRONMENTS
    IEC 60092-507:2014 Electrical installations in ships - Part 507: Small vessels
    BS EN 60598-1:2015 (published 2016-03) Luminaires General requirements and tests
    BS EN 61557-3 : 2007 ELECTRICAL SAFETY IN LOW VOLTAGE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS UP TO 1000 V A.C. AND 1500 V D.C. - EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING, MEASURING OR MONITORING OF PROTECTIVE MEASURES - PART 3: LOOP IMPEDANCE
    BS EN 60309-2 : 1999 PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS AND COUPLERS FOR INDUSTRIAL PURPOSES - PART 2: DIMENSIONAL INTERCHANGEABILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR PIN AND CONTACT-TUBE ACCESSORIES
    BS 4533-102.9(1990) : 1990 LUMINAIRES - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS - SPECIFICATION FOR PHOTO AND FILM LUMINAIRES (NON-PROFESSIONAL)
    BS 5958-1(1991) : 1991 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR CONTROL OF UNDESIRABLE STATIC ELECTRICITY - GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS
    BS PAS 51(2004) : 2004 GUIDE TO INDUSTRY BEST PRACTICE FOR ORGANIZING OUTDOOR EVENTS
    BS EN 60947-2:2017 (published 2017-11) Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear Circuit-breakers
    BS 8450(2006) : 2006 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR INSTALLATION OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT IN SHIPS
    BS EN 50172:2004 (published 2006-08) Emergency escape lighting systems
    BS 4533-102.17(1990) : 1990 LUMINAIRES - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS - SPECIFICATION FOR LUMINAIRES FOR STAGE LIGHTING, TELEVISION, FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIOS (OUTSIDE AND INDOOR)
    BS EN 60529:1992+A2:2013 DEGREES OF PROTECTION PROVIDED BY ENCLOSURES (IP CODE)
    BS 4293(1983) : 1983 SPECIFICATION FOR RESIDUAL CURRENT OPERATED CIRCUIT BREAKERS
    BS EN 61984 : 2009 CONNECTORS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    BS 7919(2001) : 2001 ELECTRIC CABLES - FLEXIBLE CABLES RATED UP TO 450/750 V, FOR USE WITH APPLIANCES AND EQUIPMENT INTENDED FOR INDUSTRIAL AND SIMILAR ENVIRONMENTS
    BS 5499-10(2006) : 2006 SAFETY SIGNS, INCLUDING FIRE SAFETY SIGNS - PART 10: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE USE OF SAFETY SIGNS, INCLUDING FIRE SAFETY SIGNS
    BS 7071(1992) : 1992 SPECIFICATION FOR PORTABLE RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES
    BS 5266-8(2004) : 2004 EMERGENCY ESCAPE LIGHTING SYSTEMS
    BS 5550-7.5.4(1981) : 1981 CINEMATOGRAPHY - PRODUCTION AND PRESENTATION - FILM AND TELEVISION LOCATION LIGHTING - SPECIFICATION FOR SINGLE POLE HIGH CURRENT PLUGS AND SOCKET CONNECTORS
    IEC 61140:2016 Protection against electric shock - Common aspects for installation and equipment
    BS EN 61558-2-6 : 2009 SAFETY OF TRANSFORMERS, REACTORS, POWER SUPPLY UNITS AND SIMILAR PRODUCTS FOR SUPPLY VOLTAGES UP TO 1100 V - PART 2-6: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS FOR SAFETY ISOLATING TRANSFORMERS AND POWER SUPPLY UNITS INCORPORATING SAFETY ISOLATING TRANSFORMERS
    IEC 60309-1:1999+AMD1:2005+AMD2:2012 CSV Plugs, socket-outlets and couplers for industrial purposes - Part 1: General requirements
    BS EN 61008-1 : 2012 RESIDUAL CURRENT OPERATED CIRCUIT-BREAKERS WITHOUT INTEGRAL OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (RCCBS) - PART 1: GENERAL RULES (IEC 61008-1:2010, MODIFIED)
    BS EN 61557-6:1998 ELECTRICAL SAFETY IN LOW VOLTAGE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS UP TO 1000 V A.C. AND 1500 V D.C. - EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING, MEASURING OR MONITORING OF PROTECTIVE MEASURES - PART 6: EFFECTIVENESS OF RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES (RCD) IN TT, TN AND IT SYSTEMS
    IEC 60309-2:1999+AMD1:2005+AMD2:2012 CSV PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS AND COUPLERS FOR INDUSTRIAL PURPOSES - PART 2: DIMENSIONAL INTERCHANGEABILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR PIN AND CONTACT-TUBE ACCESSORIES
    BS EN 61009-1 : 2012 RESIDUAL CURRENT OPERATED CIRCUIT-BREAKERS WITH INTEGRAL OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (RCBOS) - PART 1: GENERAL RULES
    DIN 15765:2010-04 ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY - MULTI-CORE CABLE SYSTEMS FOR MOBILE PRODUCTIONS AND ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY
    BS EN 60073 : 2002 BASIC AND SAFETY PRINCIPLES FOR MAN-MACHINE INTERFACE, MARKING AND IDENTIFICATION - CODING PRINCIPLES FOR INDICATORS AND ACTUATORS
    BS EN 60092-507 : 2015 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS IN SHIPS - PART 507: SMALL VESSELS
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