The IET 18th Edition is the essential publication for all professionals working in the electrical industry, due for publication in July 2018.<br></br><br></br>It forms the national standard to which all new and amended electrical installations in the UK are to comply. The IET urges all electrical professionals to ensure they are familiar with the changes before the new requirements come into force from January 2019<br></br><br></br>Those working on the design, installation and inspection and testing of wiring systems will need to be prepared for the changes in order to remain compliant as some of the changes will affect most electrical installation work. These include, but are not limited to:<br></br>- Additions to the scope of BS 7671<br></br>- Changes to the disconnection times for certain circuits<br></br>- Further requirements for circuit protection in domestic dwellings<br></br>- Considerations for Arc Fault Detection in many installations<br></br>- Supporting of wiring systems<br></br>- Inspection and testing procedures
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