In May and June 2020, the Electrical Licensing Committee took disciplinary action against six licence holders.
If you’ve held your electrical contractor licence as an individual or partnership and have restructured your business as a company, you may need a new electrical contractor licence in the name of the company.
We’ve released our new Electrical contractor guide - Developing a safe system of work for electrical work. This guide will assist electrical contractors, qualified technical persons and qualified business owners to develop a safe system of work for their business.
We know it’s a difficult time and you’ve got a lot on your mind. It’s hard to not worry about providing for your family, how to keep your business running and keep your licences and how to pay for it.
Electrical contractors are responsible for selecting and installing a suitable safety switch for the equipment connected to the circuit.
Legislative requirements for rescue and resuscitation training are generally met by undertaking nationally recognised units of competency, delivered by registered training organisations including HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), UETTDRRF02B - Perform pole top rescue (PTR) and UETTDRRF06B - Perform rescue from a live LV panel (LVR).
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.
Amendment 1 of the 2018 edition of AS/NZS 3000 Wiring Rules has been released. The changes included in the amendment are highlighted in the text by a marginal bar and amendment number against the clause, note, table or figure. You can purchase the new standard on SAI Global’s website.
In February and March 2020, the Electrical Licensing Committee took disciplinary action against five licence holders.
- Last updated
- 20 April 2020