Regulations On Electrical Safety In Electronic Communications Networks

Original Language Title: Forskrift om elsikkerhet i elektronisk kommunikasjonsnett

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Regulations on electrical safety in electronic communications networks Date FOR-2005-09-27-1094 Ministry Ministry of transportation Published in 2005 booklet 12 effective date last modified FOR 27.09.2005-2007-07-09-885 Change FOR-2000-06-26-636 applies to Norway Pursuant law-2003-07-04-83-section 1-4, law-2003-07-04-83-section 2-3, law-2003-07-04-83-section 10-1, law-2003-07-04-83-section 10-5, FOR-2013-06-14-619 Announced 29.09.2005 Directed 05.06.2014 (authority) short title regulations on electrical safety in the communication network established by the legal authority: the Norwegian Post and telecommunications authority 27. September 2005 with authorization in law 4. July 2003 No. 83 about electronic communications Act § 1-4, § 2-3, § 10-1 and § 10-5, cf. Kronprinsreg. Res. 4. July 2003 No. 881 about the distribution within the authority after the law on electronic communications part I point 2.
Added: 14 legal authority Delegation. June 2013 No. 619. the EEA Joint referrals: the EEA Agreement-annex II, chap. X (Directive 73/23/EEC with subsequent changes).
Changes: modified by regulation 9 July 2007 No. 885. Corrections: 05.06.2014 (authority).

§ 1. Purpose Regulations to prevent tensions and currents in electronic communications networks to damage life, health and property.

§ 2. Scope the regulation applies to a) equipment to electronic communications networks and b) the establishment and operation of electronic communications networks.

The regulation does not apply to equipment regulated by regulation 20. June 2000 Nr. 628 about EEA requirements for radio and telecommunications terminal equipment.
The regulations target a) owner of the electronic communications network b) any that produce, promote or make equipment for electronic communications networks and c) installer of electronic communications networks.

§ 3. Definitions of internal control is meant to ensure the systematic measures that the network owner's tasks are scheduled, organised, performed, and maintained in accordance with the requirements set out in this regulation.
The connection between the wall contact in electronic communications networks with coaxial connection and terminal equipment is part of the electronic communication online.
With rebuilt electronic communications network means network that when inserting new cable or new components give changed capacity or bandwidth. Replacement of the cable or components. error/damage are not considered reconstruction.
By the way comes to the definitions in the electronic communication.

§ 4. Security requirements for online electronic communications network to have satisfactory security by the establishment, operation and maintenance.
Security requirements are considered met when the relevant standards of section 6 is followed. Security requirements can also be met by the use of other standards that provide equivalent security.
In connecting electronic communications networks to owners coordinate security measures so that the requirement for electrical safety are met.
In new and rebuilt electronic communications networks that consists of coaxial cable that is brought in to a building, should be separated from the screen cable screen galvanic inside the building. The insulation shall meet the requirements of Section 4a and fourth paragraph.
Post and telecommunications authority provides guidance on security requirements and the use of standards.

Section 4a. Special security requirements for the connection between the wall contact in electronic communications networks with coaxial connection and terminal equipment if the terminal equipment have galvanic connection between the elnettets soil and the equipment's contacts for connection to the electronic communications networks and are directly or indirectly connected to an electronic communications network, all connections between the electronic communications the Web's power outlet and the equipment satisfy the requirements of the other and the third paragraph.
By a printed 50 Hz alternating current with effective value of 230 V between input and output of the relation's screen should not exceed an effective value of 8 mA. By pressure of a continuous direct current at 2120 V for 1 minute between the input and output of the relation's screen, to power during the test does not exceed 0.7 mA.
Relation's metallic parts should not be able to touch as long as it is in use.
In addition to the requirements in the other and the third paragraph applies the requirements of regulation 16. February 2004 No. 401 of the electronic communications networks and electronic communications service (ekomforskriften) § 9-5 and the requirements of the regulations 2. January 1996 No. 3 about the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) for telecommunications equipment (EMC regulations) section 4.

§ 5. Safety requirements for equipment equipment should be designed and manufactured in accordance with the current safety practices within the EEA so that it by correct installation and maintenance, and used according to their purpose, not the security of the people, bring livestock and property in danger.
The equipment will be at the marking on the equipment or, if this is not possible, on an accompanying user's manual be provided with the necessary information so that the equipment can be used without incurring the danger within the uses that are made of.
The equipment shall be clearly marked with the manufacturer's name or identifier. If this is not possible, such marking applied to the packaging.
The equipment and its individual parts should be so conducted that they can be assembled and connected in a correct and safe way.
The equipment shall be designed and manufactured in such a way a) that people and pets safe protected against danger of physical injury or other harm which might be caused by direct or indirect touch b) that it can not occur temperatures, lysbuer or radiation that can evoke the risk c) that persons, domestic animals and property are adequately protected against the hazards of non-electric nature that our experience can be caused by the electrical equipment d) that equipment's insulation is adapted to the conditions that can be predicted

e) that the equipment meets the expected mechanical requirements so that people, domestic animals and property are not exposed to danger f) that the equipment can withstand the non-mechanical influences that can be predicted in those places the equipment is expected to be used, so that people, domestic animals and property are not exposed to danger and g) that the equipment does not expose people, domestic animals and property to danger by the overload conditions and error cases that can be predicted.

The security requirements is considered fulfilled if the equipment meets the requirements of 1) European harmonised standards, or if such standards do not exist 2) current IEC or CEE-publications for the equipment, adopted according to the procedure laid down in the EEA, or, if neither such publications are 3) current default in fabrikasjonslandet within the EEA, unless this default meet current security requirements after this paragraph.

Section 5a. Special requirements for marketing and sales of terminal equipment pursuant to Section 4a The marketing or sales terminal equipment with the galvanic connection between the elnettets soil and the equipment's contacts for connection to the electronic communications networks, is obliged to have the suitable safety equipment available and sell it together with the terminal equipment. Safety equipment shall satisfy the requirements described in Section 4a and include an instruction manual.
Post and telecommunications authority prepares guidance on the identification and use of safety equipment.

section 6. Standards Relevant standards are a) NEK 400 low-voltage Electrical installations b) clean (Rational electrical network business) specifications regarding common recognition in the air and soil c) NEK-a 50083-1/NEK-a 60728-11 Wired transfer systems for television, audio and interactive services-part 1: safety requirements d) NEK-a 50174-1 information technology-Cabling installations-Part 1: Specification and quality assurance e) NEK-a 50174-2 information technology-Cabling installations Part 2: planning and execution of the installations in buildings f) NEK-a 50174-3 information technology-Cabling installations Part 3 : Planning and execution of the installations outside the buildings g) NEK-a 50310 Application of equipotential bonding and earthing that premises with information technology equipment h) SHEAF-60950-series Information technology equipment-Safety in)-62102 NEK a TR Electrical safety-Classification of interfaces for equipment to be connected to information and communications technology networks j) NS-a-300.253 Earthing and bonding of telecommunication equipment in telecommunication centres k) NEK-a 61663-1 Lightning Protection-Telecommunication lines-Part 1 : Fibre optics installations "topic l) NEK-a 61663-2 Lightning Protection-Telecommunication lines-Part 2: Lines using metallic conductors m) ITU-T K 8 separation in the soil between telecommunication cables and earthing system of power facilities n) ITU-T K 12 Characteristics of gas discharge tubes for the protection of telecommunications installations" topic o) ITU-T K 26 Protection of telecommunication lines against harmful effects from electric power and electrified railway lines p) ITU-T K 27 Bonding configurations and earthing inside a telecommunication building q) ITU-T K 31 Bonding configurations and earthing of telecommunication installations inside a subscriber's building r) ITU-T K. 35 Bonding configuration and earthing that remote electronic sites s) ITU-T K. 44 Resistibility tests for telecommunication equipment exposed to overvoltages and overcurrents-basic t) recommendation ITU-T K .45 Resistibility of telecommunication equipment installed in the access and trunk networks two overvoltages and overcurrents ITU-T u) K 51 Safety criteria for telecommunication equipment v) ITU-T K 56 Protection of radio base stations against lightning discharges w) ITU-T K 57 Protection measures for radio base stations sited on power line towers x) ITU-T K. 58 EMC, resistibility and safety requirements and procedures for co-located telecommunication installations "topic y) ITU-T K. 59 EMC, resistibility and safety requirements and procedures for co-located telecommunication cables for connection to unbundled z) ITU-T K. 68 Management of electromagnetic interference on telecommunication systems due to power systems.


section 7. Operating voltages Operating voltages in electronic communications networks shall be in accordance with the security requirements as described in the NEK-a-series or 60950 NEK-a 50083-1/NEK-a 60728-11. By combination of several signals in an interface to the sum of the operating voltages do not exceed the security requirement.
Requirements in NEK-EN60950-series can be waived if the available connection points is selected and applied to the warning signs that describe the danger when working on the lines. It should be established special work-and safety procedures.
Termination point and cabling must accept at least 1, 3A without fire hazard occurs, unless the Web owner has set a lower limit value.

section 8. Surges life, health and property should be protected against the harmful effect of insulation failure or error between circuits with different voltages and other unwanted high tension, which surges caused by electric production, distribution and track facilities or lightning discharges.
Depending on the action duration, to tensions in electronic communications networks referred to local soil caused by electric production, deployment and court system be limited to 0-200 ms 1.030 V 201-350 ms 780 V 351-500 ms 650 V 501-1,000 ms 430 V 1.001-2,000 ms 300 V 0.726-3,000 ms 250 V 2.989-5,000 ms 200 V 5.001-10.000 ms 150 V longer than 10 000 ms 60 V Post and Telecommunications Authority may permit the limits waived on part of the electronic communications network except in the equipment points and interface with other electronic communications networks. By waivers to limit values be limited to 0-100 ms 2,000 V 101-200 ms 1,500 V 201-350 ms 1,000 V it is allowed a maximum of 10 mA short circuit power between the line in electronic communications networks and local soil by capacitive coupling between a high voltage plant and a line.
Phenomena that affect security and relevant dimensjonerende operating and error situations in the electrical production, distribution and track facility provided in the "Directives concerning the protection of telecommunication lines against harmful effects from electric power and electrified railway lines" published by the international telecommunications union (ITU), cf. Overview of the ITU-T Recommendation K. 26, should be followed.
In electronic communications networks to lynoverspenninger be limited to 1500 V against the user equipment and other Web, and risk of injury shall not be greater than described in the relevant standards.
If it is in electronic communications networks used for surge protection between the leaders and the soil, these have a minimum DC power tennspenning on 360 V when it is taken into account overspenningsvernets the aging-and produksjonstoleranser. Tennspenningskravet can be waived if the Web owner has control of the building's electric installations, including the earthing systems.

§ 9. Documentation of Web owner should document the standards that are followed, and that the security requirements are met. If other specifications than relevant standards under section 6 is assumed, should it be documented which specifications that are utilized and that these provide equivalent security. The documentation should be kept as long as the net is in operation. The documentation will be available, supervision, jf. section 14.
If the electric production, distribution and track conditioning causes the limit values in section 8 is exceeded, it should be worked out to include documentation a) big location relative to each other in a map format b) used jordresistivitet or earthing resistance for the calculations c) error power data d) calculated tension e) any measured voltages and f) carried out protective measures.

§ 10. Documentation of the equipment it should be drawn up documentation that shows that the security requirements are met. It will build on the procedure of internal production control. Internal production control is the procedure where the manufacturer or the manufacturer's responsible representative within the EEA assure himself about and declares that the equipment meets the requirements of these regulations. The manufacturer or its representative shall be responsible within the EEA affix the CE marking on each equipment in accordance with the rules of section 11 if it is relevant.
The manufacturer or the manufacturer's responsible representative within the EEA to prepare Declaration should contain a) name and address of the manufacturer or its responsible representative within the EEA b) description of equipment that uniquely identifies it, including the manufacturer's name or identifier, type designation, etc.

c) unique identity of harmonised standards as completely or partially are used, or other technical specifications that the equipment satisfy in case standards are not used d) assurance that the equipment meets the standards under point c or security requirements in regulation s) signature with the necessary identification of the person who is authorized to sign on behalf of the manufacturer or its representative within the EEA and f) date of signature.

As the basis for the Declaration to the manufacturer to prepare a technical documentation that makes it possible to assess whether the equipment complies with the requirements of the regulations. The documentation shall to the extent it is necessary for the assessment, cover the equipment's construction, production and function. The documentation should include a) a general description of the equipment b) construction and production drawings, component lists, lists of delmontasjer, power circuit forms, etc.

c) descriptions and explanations necessary to understand the above mentioned drawings and lists, and the equipment's behavior d) a list of standards, applied in full or in part, and a description of the solutions that have been selected to meet the overall requirements in regulation when standards are not used e) the results of the structural calculations and surveys etc. and f) trial reports.

The manufacturer shall carry out the necessary measures so that the manufacturing process ensures that the equipment is in compliance with the requirements of the regulations.
The manufacturer or the manufacturer's responsible representative within the EEA shall keep a copy of the declaration together with the technical documentation. Declaration of conformity and the technical documentation shall on request be submitted to the Post and telecommunications authority.
The manufacturer or the manufacturer's responsible representative within the EEA to have documentation available for Post and telecommunications authority for at least ten years from the day the production of equipment expires. Is neither the manufacturer or its responsible representative established within the EEA, the person responsible for the marketing of equipment within the EEA the obligation.

section 11. CE marking equipment that is designed for the voltage will be selected between 50 and 1000 V AC, or between 75 and 1500 V DC, to be applied to the CE marking as a confirmation that the equipment meets the safety requirements of section 5 and all the relevant requirements of other regulations that require CE-marking of the equipment.
Equipment that is designed for the brand outside the areas of tension voltage first paragraph, should be applied CE marking if the equipment meets all the relevant requirements of other regulations that require CE-marking of the equipment. The CE marking shall be applied to each copy of the equipment. CE marking will be carried out by the manufacturer or its responsible representative within the EEA and should be easily visible, easily legible and durable. If it is not possible to affix the CE marking on the equipment, to the CE label applied to the equipment's packaging, user manual or warranty.
It is not allowed to impose on the equipment, its packaging, instruction manuals or security evidence which can be confused with CE mark or that can mislead with respect to CE-merkingens meaning and graphic design.
Any other marking may be applied to the equipment, packaging, instructions for use or guarantee certificate provided that it does not do the CE label less visible and more difficult to read. CE mark is reproduced in Figure 1 in the annex to the regulation 20. June 2000 Nr. 628 about EEA requirements for radio and telecommunications terminal equipment.

§ 12. Internal control the owner of registreringspliktig Web according to regulations 16. February 2004 No. 401 of the electronic communications networks and electronic communications service section 1-2, should establish internal controls to monitor that the requirements of this regulation are satisfied.
Internal control implies that the person responsible for the business to be a) describe your business's main tasks and goals, including targets for improvement work and how your business is organized. It should clearly be stated how the responsibilities, tasks and authority are divided b) ensure access to relevant laws and regulations that apply to the business c) make sure that the employees have sufficient knowledge and skills within the field and knowledge of the enterprise internal control d) provide overview of the areas of the business where there is a risk of failure or lack of fulfillment of the legal requirements e) develop , implement, control, evaluate, and improve the necessary procedures, instructions, procedures or other measures to reveal, correct, and prevent violations of this regulation and f) make systematic monitoring and review of internal control to ensure that it works as intended.

It should be drawn up that will contain the report documentation on the points a-f. The report will be sent Post and telecommunications authority on request.
Internal control routines with related documentation shall at all times be updated and kept as long as the net is in operation. The documentation will be available, supervision, jf. section 14.

section 13. Report Web owner should immediately report any damage to life, health and property caused by surges in electronic communications networks to the postal and telecommunications authority.

section 14. Supervision Post and telecommunications authority oversees the requirements of the regulations or decisions made under the legal authority of the regulations are met.
As part of the audit of the equipment can Post and telecommunications authority or the one who assists the Norwegian Post and telecommunications authority, carry out the control of the manufacturer, importer, dealer and user.

The one being controlled is obliged to give the authority free access to the Web, documentation and facilities and contribute to the implementation of the control, jf. Electronic Communications Act Chapter 10.
It can be conducted random tests, measurements or other control of equipment and networks and of internal control.
If the Post and telecommunications authority finds it necessary, equipment included for further control. The who produce, import, dealer or rent out equipment, is obliged to provide the equipment that the Norwegian Post and telecommunications authority asking to get dispensed for more control, even if the equipment is not available in stock.

section 15. Exception when particular reasons, Post and Telecommunications Authority make exceptions from the requirements of the regulations.

section 16. Sanctions for breach of duties under these regulations can Post and telecommunications authority implement the sanctions after the electronic communications Act Chapter 10.

§ 17. Entry into force these regulations shall enter into force immediately.
From the same time repealed regulation 26. June 2000 Nr. 636 about electrical safety in telecommunications networks.

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