AS 3820 Essential Safety Requirements for Low Voltage Electrical Equipment - Australian Capital Territory


You may need to comply with this standard if you intend to manufacture low voltage electrical equipment.

This standard sets out requirements for electrical equipment, to ensure that electrical equipment is constructed in accordance with good engineering practice in regard to safety such that it does not endanger the safety of persons (particularly children, the elderly and people with disabilities), domestic animals or property, when properly installed and maintained and used in applications for which it was made.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Electricity Safety Act 1971 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Safety Regulation 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate


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