There has been some discusion latly about home inspectors should not be climbing a roof with out proper harness equipment .
I wonder how many remove the Electric panel to check for concerns.
You need to think about this if you ever get to court .
Most including me are not allowed to open and thing electrical.
Could this include furnaces or HRV units.
This act can be read on the net it is 119 pages long
I wonder can we even go into a crawl space the way I read it you need to have two people and do all sorts of tests before entering.
Have not found what size the entrance must be yet.
58 **[FONT=Arial,Arial]ELECTRICAL HAZARDS
*Note: Effective April 1, 2006, Sections 181 to 195 were revoked and the following substituted:
*181. **(1) Except where otherwise required by this Regulation, electrical work performed on or near electrical transmission or distribution systems shall be performed in accordance with the document entitled “Electrical Utility Safety Rules” published by the Electrical and Utilities Safety Association of Ontario Incorporated and dated August, 2004. O. Reg. 627/05, s. 4.
(2) Sections 182, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191 and 193 do not apply to electrical work that is performed on or near electrical transmission or distribution systems if the work is performed in accordance with the document referred to in subsection (1). O. Reg. 627/05, s. 4.
**182. **(1) No worker shall connect, maintain or modify electrical equipment or installations unless,
(a) the worker is an electrician certified under the Trades Qualification and Apprenticeship Act; or
(b) the worker is otherwise permitted to connect, maintain or modify electrical equipment or installations under the Trades Qualification and Apprenticeship Act, the *Apprenticeship and Certification Act, 1998 *or the Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000. O. Reg. 627/05, s. 4.
(2) A worker who does not meet the requirements of clause (1) (a) or (b) may insert an attachment plug cap on the cord of electrical equipment or an electrical tool into, or remove it from, a convenience receptacle. O. Reg. 627/05, s. 4.
I guess that says we could use our GFCI tester but no amp meters.