AS/NZS 3760:2022 is now live on TKB + main changes


28 July 2022

The new testing and tagging standard (AS/NZS 3760:2022 In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment and RCD's) is now built into our TKB for members to access - click here to view and search the new standard.

Here is a summary of the main changes:

In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment and RCDs

Section 1 Scope and General

  • Clause 1.1.1 now includes accommodation place.
  • 1.4 Definitions
    • 1.4.2 Definition for Assessment added, and subsequent numbering has changed as a result.
    • 1.4.4 (previously 1.4.3) Class II added to second paragraph.
    • 1.4.5 (previously 1.4.4) additional note (3) (V1) added.
    • 1.4.19 (previously 1.4.18) has been reworded.
    • 1.4.23 Definition for Third Party added.

Section 2 Inspections and Tests.

  • General has been renumbered 2.1 so subsequent numbering has changed. 
  • 2.4.2 (previously 2.3.2) Inspections c) (iii) reworded to preclude tape as a repair.
  • 2.4.3.1 (previously 2.3.3.1) has been reworded.
  • 2.4.3.4 (previously 2.3.3.4) Note (3) added.
  • 2.4.3.5 (previously 2.3.3.5) Heading changed to include non-rewireable connectors.
    • a) Connectors added.
  • 2.4.3.6 (previously 2.3.3.6) Reference to AS/NZS 3010 has been removed.
  • 2.4.3.7 b) (ii) now has leakage measurement as an option.
  • 2.6.1 (previously 2.51) has been reworded with different requirements foe Australia and New Zealand.
  • Table 2.4 (previously Table 4) has split requirements for repaired and second-hand equipment.

Appendix A Background

  • A.1 General contains additional information.
  • A.3 Symbol Change.
  • A.4 and A.6 have been reworded.

Appendix B

  • B.1.4 h) added.

Appendix E

  • Has additional figures.
  • E.2.2 b) correction to the wording of Note.

Appendix F

  • F.2 correction to the wording of Note.

Appendix G

  • G.2 correction to the wording of Note.

Appendix H

  • H.1.2 has been reworded.
  • H3.1 Note (6) 300 ms has replaced 150 ms.

Appendix J 

  • J.3 has been removed.