The Electrical Contractor shall be responsible for the testing of the cables. Tests shall include continuity, phasing out and insulation resistance between conductors and between conductors and sheath by employing a 500 volts insulation tester. A copy of test results certified by competent person shall be submitted to the S.O.’s Representative. The date of commissioning shall be agreed by the S.O.’s Representative and the Electrical Contractor shall ensure that the installation is safe before the cable is energised.
The S.O.’s Representative reserves the right to be present at all tests and the Electrical Contractor shall give at least one week notice in writing to the S.O.’s Representative for this purpose. In any case, no test shall be carried out without prior approval of the S.O.’s Representative. Copies of all the test certificates together with as-installed Drawings properly bound and titled shall be submitted to the S.O.’s Representative within one week after the completion of the testing.


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