RCD testing at Andrew N. Liveris Building (46)

11 Mar 2022

Please be advised there will be power shutdowns to perform RCD testing undertaken by Stowe Australia. This is a requirement under the Electrical Safety Act 2002.


  • Start: Wednesday 16 March
  • Ends: Thursday 17 March
  • Times: 6am to 8:30am

Affected Areas

  • Andrew N. Liveris Building (46), level 3 & 10
  • Level 3 comms room will be testes on Wed 16
  • Level 10 comms room will be tested on Thurs 17

Work details

RCD Testing

  • Loss of power supply to power outlets (RCD testing) from 6.00am to 8.30am (barring any failures) – except for 23 July.
  • The work will involve loss of power to power-points, other equipment (including computer servers) and lighting.

Please ensure to turn off computers or other electrical devices when there is a power outage

  • The loss of power will be for approximately 10 to 20 minutes.

If non-conforming devices are found, the power outage time may increase due to the time required to replace the defective device.


Sensitive Equipment

  • If there is any sensitive equipment, or specific procedures to be followed, in the buildings in this month’s schedule, please notify us immediately.
  • Please note that should there be sensitive equipment or specific procedures UQ is obliged to provide a representative to assist with testing.
  • Stowe are not liable for any damages to sensitive equipment where they have not been notified of requirements related to that equipment.


Jason Wright, Project Officer: P&F

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience during this time. For more information on campus shutdowns, disruptions and road closures please refer to the Property and Facilities Division Road and buildings works page.

Questions and feedback:

PF Assist
Property and Facilities