Electricity Safety Week 2019

Electrical Safety Week 2019

Get involved in Electricity Safety Week 2–6 September! With events tailored for industry leaders, electrical workers, contractors and apprentices, it’s a great opportunity to find out more about safety in the electrical industry.


Apprentice safety forums

These electrical safety forums are aimed at apprentices and supervising tradespeople to help build the capabilities of apprentices to be safe at work. Find out how to give your apprentice the best support, training and mentoring.

Breakfast will be provided.

Register today - places are limited!

Location Date and timeVenue + addressTimeRegister now
Townsville Monday 2 September 2019 HMAS Townsville Room
Townsville RSL
139 Charters Towers Road
Hermit Park QLD
6.30am – 9am Register now
Mackay Tuesday 3 September 2019 Pavilion Room
Shamrock Hotel
165 Nebo Road
Mackay QLD
6.30am – 9am Register now
Acacia Ridge Wednesday 4 September 2019 Auditorium, E Block, Level 1
Acacia Ridge TAFE
247 Bradman Street
Acacia Ridge QLD
6.30am – 9am Register now
Bracken Ridge Thursday 5 September 2019 Polaris Restaurant (E2.17, E Block)
Bracken Ridge TAFE
157 Norris Road
Bracken Ridge QLD
6.30am – 9am Register now
Gold Coast Friday 6 September 2019 Block D, Level 5, Room D.05.01
Gold Coast TAFE
Ashmore Campus
Corner of Heeb Street and Benowa Road
Ashmore QLD
Campus map (PDF, 87.49 KB)
6.30am – 9am Register now

Apprentice Safety Forum program

6.30amRegistration and breakfast
7.00amMC welcome
7.10amFilm – I love you, Dad – The Dale Kennedy story
7.25amDan Kennedy* - Safety Advocate
Dan will talk about the death of his 20 year old son Dale who was electrocuted working in a roof space
7.50amFilm launch - No such thing as a safe shock
Dr Christopher Andrews details the physical and mental implications of an electric shock
7.55amCase study presentation
8.25amRound table consultation
Workplace scenario group discussion
8.35amMC close
8.40amIndividual Q&A and networking
9.00amEvent close

*Dan Kennedy will not be presenting in Mackay.

Electricity Safety Summit: Embedding safety culture

This year’s summit will focus on safety leadership in the electrical industry—engaging industry leaders sharing outcomes and learnings of their safety leadership journey.

Hear from Safety Advocate, Dan Kennedy, who will share his heart-breaking story to encourage workers (especially young workers), to voice their concerns if they see something that is unsafe, and to always turn the power off before working in a roof space. Dan’s son Dale was working in a roof space when he was electrocuted at the age of 20.

Date Tuesday 3 September 2019
Time 6.30am – 9.00am
VenueGarden Marquee
Victoria Park Golf Complex
Herston Road
Herston QLD
Cost $55 (including GST)
Details Buffet breakfast on arrival.

Register now.

Electricity Safety Summit program

6.30amBreakfast and registration
7.00amMC welcome
Robyn Petrou, CEO Energy Super
7.05amOpening address
7.10amFilm – I love you, Dad – The Dale Kennedy story
7.25amDan Kennedy
Safety Advocate
7:45amSafety Leadership at Work LEAD program
Dr Tristan Casey, Griffith University
7.50amLoveday Electrical case study
Sarah Loveday, Managing Director, Loveday Electrical and LEAD program participant
8.05amPlatinum Electricians case study
Tammy Stanton, Business Development Manager, Platinum Electricians and LEAD program participant
8.20amSEQ Water case study
John Caddle, Electrical Safety Advisor, SEQ Water and LEAD program participant
8.35amPanel session
Case study presenters
Greg Skyring, Queensland Electrical Safety Commissioner
9.00amEvent close

Last updated
19 August 2019