Certificate of Compliance
An electrical COC Certificate is a Certificate that verifies that your electrical installations are up to standards and comply with the requirements in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
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What is Certificate of Compliance?
An electrical Certificate of Compliance is a Certificate that verifies that your electrical installations are up to standards and comply with the requirements in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.The Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 provided the Certificate of Compliance is a document that is required by a registered Electrician to provide you an Electrical Certificate of Compliance for your House wiring. The dangerous it can hold for you in for not complying with COC Certificate of Compliance is endless with safety hazards
Certificate of Compliance
How Long is my Certificate of Compliance Valid?
Your electrical Certificate of Compliance is only valid for 2 years. Unless there were any changes done to the electrical installation. A Certificate Of compliance may be used more than once if it complies with the 2-year time frame or changes being done.The book of regulations, SANS10142-1. Changes from time to time, Including the occupational health and safety ac. We issue COC’s. Therefore, We know what we do. We know the new and old regulation.
Most frequent questions and answers
The Certificate of compliance starts from the mains supply cable that enters the property, to the top of the main switch Circuit breaker to the point of consumption. Things like a plug socket or where the wires connect to a fixed appliance. Check that all plugs and switches work correctly. For instance, there must be no worn contacts for the issuing of the certificate of compliance Borehole pumps and swimming pool pumps must be earthed.
The Electrical Certificate of Compliance does not cover such as:
- Geysers & Stoves
- Motors & Fans
- Underfloor heating
- Pool motors
Note: The Certificate of Compliance cover only the wiring to fixed appliances.
- The main distribution board and any sub-distribution boards.
- Socket outlets and light switches.
- Wiring – Is it in a safe condition and compatible with the circuit breakers in the distribution board.
- Isolators – Is there isolators install for fixed appliances such as stoves, geysers, gate and door motors, fans etc.
- Earthing –All metal parts of the installation need to be earthed.
- Bonding – Water pipes.
- For the purpose of transfer of ownership, an Electrical Certificate of Compliance older than 2 years may not be used. Any changes in electrical work that is not on the certificate, requires a new Electrical Certificate of Compliance.
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