Electrical Safety Office inspectors are visiting Queensland workplaces and will take enforcement action if they identify un-managed fire and explosion risks. This action can include compliance notices or immediately prohibiting the use of electrical equipment in hazardous areas until risk controls are implemented and verified.
In December 2019 the Electrical Licensing Committee took disciplinary action against seven licence holders.
The new year is a great time for a quick safety check of your business before things get busy.
Continued guidance on electrical safety standards remains available following the automatic expiry of three electrical safety codes of practice on 1 January 2020.
- Last updated
- 15 January 2020