Exclusion Zones – Cookers
- Socket outlets, switches, electrical equipment
- Low voltage and extra-low voltage devices must not be fitted in this zone
The prohibited area is any surface that is within:
- 150mm from edge of cooktop
- Between cooktop surface and any range hood/cupboard directly overhead
The prohibited area does not extend up surrounding walls that are above the height of the range hood. This is a variation from AS/NZS 3000 requirements.
Refer Clause 4.9.4. Diagram can be found in Figure 4.4 of the standard (page 60).