How does BS76671 affect data cabling installers?

Date: 24/07/2015

Following the release of the third amendment to the IET Wiring Regulations Seventeenth Edition (BS 7671:2008), Mike Irvin, European Product Manager at HellermannTyton Connectivity discusses the importance of the changes affecting all installers, not just electricians, and outlines the need for greater awareness throughout the data cabling industry.

 

The new requirements outline the need for all types of cabling near emergency access and escape routes to be supported by fire-resistant fastenings and fixings which are not liable to premature collapse through extreme heat.
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