The Electrical Safety Act 2002 (the Act) provides a legislative framework to protect people and property from the risks associated with electricity. The Act establishes an Electrical Safety Board and committees to support the board in the performance of its functions.
Download the Electrical Safety Board Charter(PDF, 296.94 KB) .
Download the Five year Electrical Safety Plan for Queensland(PDF, 1802.76 KB) .
The supporting committees are:
The primary function of the Board is to provide advice and make recommendations to the Minister about policies, strategies and legislative arrangements for electrical safety.
Commissioner for Electrical Safety
Greg was the National Manager for Lend Lease Services Power Infrastructure, and has extensive managerial experience in the electrical industry. He has also worked in project management, business management systems, strategic planning and risk management across a broad range of industries, including power stations, mining and minerals, water, utilities, oil and gas, and the commercial building sector. In addition, Greg has completed an Electrical Mechanic apprenticeship.
Keith has been the State Assistant Secretary of the Electrical Trades Union since 2011. He is also the Strategic Lead Organiser of the Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union – Electrical Division Queensland. Keith has worked in the electrical industry and is a member of other boards and committees, including the Electrical Licensing Committee.
Malcolm is the CEO of Masters Electricians Australia (MEA) and has extensive experience in the electrical industry. He holds a licence as an Electrical Fitter Mechanic and has a Diploma of Electrical Electronic Engineering and Master of Business Administration, and is also a member or chair of several other key boards and associations.
Bill has extensive experience in occupational health and safety and was the Health and Safety Manager for Bunnings Group Pty Ltd Queensland and Northern Territory. Bill is passionate about ensuring the electrical safety of all workers and members of the public.
Stacey is an Electrician/Instrument Technician and is currently working for Monadelphous on the QCLNG Project on Curtis Island. Stacey also has experience in maintenance and construction, with a strong personal focus on safety in the workplace.
Belinda is the Executive General Manager of People, Culture and Safety at Energy Queensland. Belinda is an experienced human resources Executive with a track record in transforming cultures and delivering high performance customer outcomes in public, private and not for profit organisations. Belinda has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters of Applied Law and is also a graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Jack is the former Queensland Commissioner for Electrical Safety. Jack has extensive experience in the electrical industry. He is passionate about electrical workers safety having been a Member of the State Council for the Electrical Trades Union. He has also held executive positions on a number of advisory committees in the electrical industry, including the Electrical Licensing Committee.