If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a
version of this document in a more accessible format, please email email@example.com.
Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.
The in-service testing (IST) handbook is a culmination of the IST group 1 and 2 report and the IST group 3 report. It is designed to provide stakeholders who are undertaking sample testing with an understanding of the sampling methodology, test processes, assessment methods and final assessment criteria. The handbook includes details of IST test stations that have been approved by the Office for Product Safety and Standards for the in-service testing of gas and electricity meters.
The handbook is a working document and amendments will be made when necessary as the implementation of IST develops over time.
If you wish to speak to a member of staff please contact:
Gas and electricity metering team: In-service testing
Office for Product Safety and Standards
Stanton Avenue Teddington Middlesex TW11 0JZ
The In-service testing handbook has been updated to version 3.3
IST handbook updated to version 3.2
IST handbook updated to version 3.1
IST handbook updated to version 3.0
IST handbook updated to version 2.6
Revision of testing requirements for MID approved gas meters after stakeholder review of previous testing done to date to improve the overall process and incorporate best practice and addition of new NMO approved IST Test station.
In-service testing handbook version 2.3 has now been published. It includes the contact details of a new NMO approved IST test station.