Rules for Network Cabling in Sydney – What we need to know

This is to introduce that there are certain rules set by Australian Communication and Media Authority (ACMA) for network cabling in Sydney The objective of these set standards is to set out the minimum requirements that may ensure safety and integrity of a cabling installation system.

Following below are the set rules for Network Cabling:

  1. Safe and sound practice

All customers cabling installation should be done with principles of Safe and sound practices. That may lead to injury of cabling provider or any other person, such as:

  1. Put visible marking while doing cable installation, that are misleading, or
  2. Physical protrusions in traffic prone areas.

  1. Manufacturer’s Instruction Manual

All cable related equipment should have its installation under the guidelines of its manual including the electrical distribution board approval on it, such as things like cable radius, tension, cable tie pressure colour code etc.

  1. Compliance Labelling

None of the cabling should be installed in any customer premises which are not labelled with accordance of Telecommunication Notice.

  1. Protection against damage

All part of installation should have adequate protection against damage which might be expected to result from mechanical injury, exposure to weather, water retention or any other circumstance to which they will be exposed under the condition of their usage.

  1. Hazardous Voltages

Cabling shall not be used to carry a hazardous voltage especially for underground electric cable installation.

  1. Cable Joints

A cable joint has a vital role to play for all types of cables, using suitable connectors, joiners, compression fittings or other compliant devices. It also includes the physical protection of the joints.

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