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# 179259 2-Sep-2015 12:58
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I've installed a small wall mount cabinet high on a wall and believe it should be earthed.

An electrician has run a double power socket which is right next to the cabinet.

Can I earth it using the earth connection from the double socket? Are there any specific requirements on how this should be done?





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Not a sparky, but I believe that if a metal appliance is to be earthed, you're required to run a separate earth wire back to the switch board and NOT to the nearest power point's earth connection.

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