Can People Living In France Possibly Retire Early?

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  1. empip

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    Can = Continuity of cpcs, People = Polarity, Living = Loop impedance, In = Insulation resistance, France = Functional, Possibly = Prospective fault current, Retire = Ring continuity and Early = Earth electrode resistance.

    Testing times Click to view.. Is he hereabouts??
    ;)
     
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    Wrong order dummy ;)
     
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    :D :D :D :D It was only a leccy !! :D
     
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    Thats what i got taught at college!!!!!
     
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    Hairdressing??
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    I think this one could be to do with periodic testing as opposed to the initial testing, although iirc GN3 doesn't now specify the order of the periodic testing should be done, it sort of leaves the order open ended.
     
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    Continuity of protective conductors
    Ring final circuit continuity
    Insulation resistance
    Polarity (dead)
    Polarity (live - confirm after energising.
    'Lectrode (if applicable and if using a loop tester))
    Earth eault loop impedance
    Devices - incluidng RCD and functional switching

    You need to go on a course, mate! :D
     
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    We were taught 'crippled' too.


    Same college probably though ;)
     
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    You went to Rugby as well, then? :D
    (Talking of which... kick off in an hour.)
     
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    Yeah, we were taught this for initial testing, we were told a different sequence for periodic testing (which I immediately forgot!), GN3 doesn't give the method for periodic as cast in stone, it gives crippler in table 3.3 but says in the notes they do not need to be carried out in this order. Great eh?
     
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    Ha Ha i like these , i was taught Chris Baen Peef
    c=cont cpc
    r= cont ring
    i= insulation resistance
    s= seperation of circuits
    bae= barriers and enclosures
    n= non conducting locations?
    p=polarity
    e=earth electrode
    e=earth fault loop
    f= functional
     
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    Lets not mention the one for resistor colour code ;)
     
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    My brother in law learnt a few naughty ones when he was training as an optometrist.

    They seemed to mention words that rhymed with runt a lot!!
     
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    The initial sequence is a safe and logical process prior to energisation, but a periodic inspection is on an existing, already energised, installation. If you wished you could do the live tests first. In fact, there may be a case for carrying out only live tests, comparing results with earlier test schedules. GN3 is pretty clear about minimal disturbance to installations.

    But this sort of thing is exactly why PIRs should not be carried out by inexperienced and skilled/knowledgeable inspectors.
     
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    the one i always remember for that is "black bastards rape our young girls but violet gives willingly"
     
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