Hook up points
Campsite owners and management team in the case of the Club, the Club and its Holiday Site Managers are responsible for the safety of the electrical supply equipment up to the socket outlet on the site bollard where you connect your hook-up cable. Because your unit is mobile there is a greater likelihood of things going wrong with an electrical installation than with the fixed installation within your house.
Using electricity on a campsite
However, to maximise safety your unit should have its own RCD. Remember that camping on site using a V electricity supply within caravans, motorhomes and tents requires even more care than in the home. If it fails to operate the system will need to be checked by a suitably qualified person. The RCD is designed to cut off the supply if a fault occurs in your connecting lead, caravan or other camping unit.
Follow us on twitter. As an extra check — especially if you are camping abroad — you can plug a proprietary mains tester into a socket to check the polarity of the supply and the presence of an earth connection see Camping on the continent. A pitch with electrical hook-up will have an electrical supply bollard within about 20 metres.
The use of a second cable is not recommended, but if it is used it must be fitted with the same BS EN standard plug and connector. This will be a nominal V, single phase, 50Hz supply, which is compatible with UK and modern European caravans, motorhomes, trailer tents, folding campers and tent hook-up connections. Only then should you connect to the campsite hook-up outlet.
When you connect to a campsite electric hook-up point you are able to receive an electricity supply as you would at home. If you do not want to receive our e-newsletter please tick the box. Rolec Services designs and manufactures a wide range of mains panels and distribution units to suit your individual requirements.
TRE Range options include: Using electricity on a campsite When you connect to a hook up points electric hook-up point you are able to receive an electricity supply as you would at home.
Always uncoil the supply cable fully to avoid it overheating on a cable reel. Supply bollard A typical supply bollard A pitch with electrical hook-up will have an electrical supply bollard hook up points about 20 metres. Your connecting lead will need a plug to match this socket outlet and a connector to match the inlet to your unit, both complying with BS EN With this type of hook-up a button has to be pressed to release the supply cable plug.
Agents To view where Rolec Leisure Services operate internationally view our territories page. Connecting up A proprietary mains tester can be useful when camping abroad When you are ready to connect to your hook-up, make sure the RCD is in the off position and then connect your hook-up to your unit.
What can I do to prevent this in the future?
Contact us To speak to a Leisure sales representative, please call: It is common however to find lesser cables where each core is only 1. It is good practice to check the operation of the safety RCD device before turning on your appliances by switching on the RCD and pressing the test hook up points.
It is therefore important you make sure your cables and equipment are maintained in good condition by simple checks every time you use it, by regular inspections by a qualified technician and also by using it in a sensible way.
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This Data Sheet looks at how to use this electricity supply safely and discusses its limitations.