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Check the licence status of electrical contractors and electrical workers.

Homeowners and consumers

Safe work practices for homeowners and consumers working with electrical appliances and generators.

Electrical contractors and workers

Outlines the legal obligations of employers and the self-employed relating to electrical safety.

Electrical hazards

Electrical hazards in the workplace - how to prevent injury and work in a safe manner.

Electrical safety at work

Outlines the legal obligations of employers and the self-employed relating to electrical safety.

Installing battery energy storage systems (BESS)

A person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) who carries out electrical work must ensure the electrical safety of all persons and property likely to be affected by the electrical work.

Cathodic protection systems

Cathodic protection devices protect structures and metalwork from corrosion. Regulations cover installation, operation, testing and registration of these devices.

Testing and maintenance of tools and equipment

A person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) who carries out electrical work must ensure the electrical safety of all persons and property likely to be affected by the electrical work.

Testing and tagging of electrical equipment

Outlines regulations relating to the testing and tagging of electrical equipment and tools, including who is able to carry out testing and how frequently it must be done.

Electrical equipment safety systems

Changes to the Electrical Safety Regulation 2013 have been made, introducing an Electrical Equipment Safety System (EESS). This will impact businesses that import, manufacture or sell in-scope electrical equipment.

Electrical licensing for repair and reinstatement work

Electrical work within a declared disaster situation, undertaking repair and reinstatement work within a declared disaster situation, volunteering and notifying availability.

Hire of electrical equipment

Hiring electrical equipment is regulated by the Electrical Safety Act 2002 and the Electrical Safety Regulation 2013. There are electrical safety obligations on the hire company and equipment must meet requirements before being sold to the hire company or used as hire equipment.

Electrical product recalls

If an electrical product is shown to be unsafe and likely to cause injury or damage property, it should be recalled as soon as possible.

Last updated
04 April 2017

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