Notice Type
Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Notice That Particular Low Voltage or Extra-low Voltage Fittings or Appliances are Declared Medium Risk Articles (Electric Vehicles – Adaptors)

Pursuant to Regulation 83 of the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010, I, Mark Stephen Wogan, acting under delegated authority from the Chief Executive of WorkSafe New Zealand, hereby give notice that the low voltage or extra-low voltage fittings or appliances listed in the Schedule below are declared medium risk articles, with effect from 2 March 2017.

A copy of this notice is published on the WorkSafe New Zealand website:


Product Grouping

Declared Article


Electric Vehicle Charging or Supply Equipment

Vehicle Adaptor

A fitting that is used to facilitate the conductive charging of electric vehicles, as defined in IEC 61851-1:2017 Electric vehicle conductive charging system – Part 1: General requirements, clause 3.5.20.

Dated at Wellington this 27th day of February 2017.

MARK STEPHEN WOGAN, Manager, Energy Safety, WorkSafe New Zealand.