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Electrical safety laws

The purpose of laws and legislative instruments in electricity safety in Queensland is to prevent people being killed or injured or property destroyed resulting from accidents with electricity.

Laws and legislation

Acts and Regulations passed by the Queensland Parliament in relation to electrical safety.

Duties

Work health and safety (WHS) and Electrical Safety (ES) laws require a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) to ensure the health and safety of their workers while at work.

Due diligence

Officers of corporations and unincorporated bodies, like clubs and associations, need to exercise due diligence to ensure they meet work health and safety and electrical safety obligations.

Safety alerts

Latest safety alerts from the Electrical Safety Office.

Issuing certificates of compliance

Information on certificates of testing, compliance and safety (also known as 'certificate of test').

Deemed to comply conditions

Deemed to comply information for use by inspectors and PCBUs.

Last updated
29 June 2015

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