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Electrical installation notification

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

A notification shall be submitted to Tukes for electrical installation with high voltage parts or a connection capacity exceeding 1600 kVA (electrical installation classes 2 and 3). By notification, the possessor, for example, informs the operation manager of the installation and the technical details of the installation. The possessor of the installation shall appoint an operation manager within three months of the commissioning of the installation. The task of the operation manager is to ensure that the safety regulations applicable to the use of the electrical installation are complied with and that the electrical installation has a functional maintenance programme that maintains electrical safety, is tied to the calendar time and covers the entire equipment, including low-voltage components. Only a natural person with an appropriate electrical qualification certificate issued by Personal and Company Assessment Ltd Seti may act as the operation manager.

Do the following

The notification of electrical installation and the notification of changes related to electrical installation are submitted electronically in the Regional Administration e-Services.

To whom and on what terms

The possessor of the equipment shall appoint an operation manager within three months of the commissioning of the installation. Changes related to electrical installation (Classes 2 and 3) must be notified to Tukes. The changes to be reported include changes in the register data of the equipment, such as change of owner and change in the number of transformers, and changes related to the operation manager/s. It is not necessary to notify Tukes of the statutory verification or periodic inspection of electrical installation. A new operation manager with an appropriate qualification certificate shall be appointed to the installation within three months of the date on which the manager is changed or prevented from performing their duties due to other than short-term absence (e.g. summer holiday). Changes to the information must be notified to Tukes no later than one month after the change.

A fee is charged for the service.

According to the Tukes price list.


Deadline

The operation manager of the installation must be appointed within three months of the deployment of the installation.

Basic information

The service is provided byFinnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes)
Responsible for the serviceFinnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes)
Area Whole Finland
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes)
Updated: 10/14/2020