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RCDs save lives

Keep your family safe. Test your RCDs every three months to ensure they perform correctly.

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Don’t work live

Read about the new requirements for persons performing any work in premises with an electricity supply.

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Gas BBQ Safety

Unsafe barbecues can cause fires, injury or damage to property. Before you fire it up, do a gas barbecue safety check.

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Announcements & Publications

Notice of Completion for large electrical installation...

Modified procedure now available The Electricity (Licensing) Regulations 1991 (ELR) have been amended to provide for a modified procedure to reduce the...

Safety alert affects four open-flued gas heaters

A national safety alert has been issued for four open-flued gas heaters that, under certain circumstances, may produce too much carbon monoxide – potentially...

$20,000 penalty for dangerous electrical installation in...

A Mandurah electrician has pleaded guilty to breaching electricity regulations by failing to install a crucial safety component at a building site, which...

Gas and electricity – summer safety reminder

As many West Australians fire up barbecues, plug in Christmas lights and tackle projects around the house this summer, Building and Energy has issued a...

Stone benchtop workers at risk of silicosis

WorkSafe has issued a safety alert on the health risks caused by exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) for workers in the stone benchtop...

High pressure water cleaning of asbestos cement prohibited

WorkSafe has issued a safety alert reminding painting professionals and other contractors that high pressure water cleaning of asbestos cement material is...

Product recall – Companion portable single and double...

A product recall has been issued for the Companion portable single and double burner butane gas stoves sold at stores nationally between 11 January and...

McGowan Government releases subbies report

The following statement was issued by Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Commerce and Industrial Relations, on Tuesday 11 December 2018: John Fiocco's...

Changes to renewal reminder notices from January 2019

As of 1 January 2019, courtesy renewal reminder notices for licences, permits and registrations will only be sent electronically. The changes will apply to...

Energy and Plumbing Focus Issue 1

Energy and Plumbing Focus newsletter brings you the latest news for the electrical, gas and plumbing industries and replaces the Energy Bulletin and Building...

Office hours – December and January

Our offices will be closed from Monday 24 December 2018 to Wednesday 2 January 2019. Normal services will return on Thursday 3 January 2019. For urgent...

Electrician spared from electric shock but property...

An electrician was employed by an electrical contractor engaged by the network operator to carry out work on their Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)...

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