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Electrical industry safety webinar

This free live webinar is for electrical contractors, electricians and anyone working in the electrical industry to hear industry updates and learn more about staying safe in the electrical industry.



9am - MC welcome
Chris Bombolas

9.05am - Electrical Safety Office update
Donna Heelan, Electrical Safety Office

9.10am - Testing effectively
Mark Pocock, Electrical Safety Office

9.20am - I could have died, you don't have to
Anton Guinea, survivor of a workplace arc flash incident

9.45am - Electrical Licensing Committee update, competency and skills maintenance
Keith McKenzie, Commissioner for Electrical Safety

9.55am - Panel session (Q&A)
All speakers

10.15am - MC and event close

*Program subject to change


Donna HeelanDonna is the Executive Director of the Electrical Safety Office and oversees the strategic delivery of electrical safety across Queensland. Her role involves developing and enforcing standards for electrical safety and promoting improved safety performance in the wider community.

Donna is a member of the Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC), Chair of the Standing Committee of Officials, Electrical Equipment Safety System (EESS), and holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management.

Mark PocockMark is a lead inspector in the compliance team at the Electrical Safety Office.

He is a passionate subject-matter expert when it comes to electrical risk management having worked in domestic, commercial and industrial electrical industry sectors.

Mark began his trade journey in 1999, starting with entry level pre-vocational trade training and progressing through each level of the electrical industry - apprentice, electrical worker, electrical supervisor and now an electrical inspector for the last seven years.

Through his involvement in community sport and taking on leadership roles, Mark’s experience provide a thorough perspective on workplace and team culture, and risk management strategies that can not only help individuals but help businesses achieve greater success.

Anton Guinea Anton Guinea was 21 years old when he was involved in a workplace accident as an electrician. Anton received second degree burns to 15 per cent of his body after using a steel ruler to measure something in a switchboard.

Anton is now an international speaker, author and had a degree in psychology. He understands the risks of working under pressure and is committed to helping leaders build psychologically safe and high-performing teams.

Keith MacKenzie Keith started his electrical career in 1986. After gaining his electrical fitter and mechanics licence he worked for a number of companies on domestic, commercial, hospital, petrochemical and industrial projects.

He has served on a range of board and committees in the area of apprentice training, construction, training competencies, workplace health and safety and Australian standards and has been a member of the Electrical Safety Board and Electrical Licensing Committee since 2011.

Prior to his role as Commissioner, Keith was the President of the Queensland and Northern Territory Electrical Trades Union branches.