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Part P (Electrical safety)

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These Approved Documents have been amended because of the introduction of the revised Approved Document supporting regulation 7 (Materials and Workmanship).
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Technical guidance on Schedule 1 of the Building Regulations about electrical safety.

This Approved Document has one requirement which relates to design and installation. You must take reasonable care designing and installing electrical systems to protect the people operating, maintaining or altering the installation from fire or injury.

The document also mentions other standards that can be used for compliances purposes.

Archived versions of Approved Document P are available at the National Archives (external links).

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