Welcome to Energy Safe Victoria
ESV is a technical and safety regulator responsible for the safe generation, supply and use of electricity, gas and pipelines. A statutory authority, we also licence electricians, manage the Certificate of Electrical Safety Program, conduct community safety campaigns, ensure electrical and gas products are approved and safe for use, and investigate gas and electrical incidents. Read more
Our latest news
Climbing to the top! ESV attends the Victorian Tree Climbing Championships
Last Saturday the Victorian Tree Climbing Championships were held in Yarra Bend Park in Fairfield….
System outage – Online services
Due to an arranged power outage, ESV’s online Licensing and COES system will unavailable Saturday…
Build aware inspections taking place in Melbourne, Port Phillip and Stonnington
Five Victorian building regulators from the joint initiative ‘Build Aware’ will inspect building, construction and…
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Camping safely with gas
Don't let your sleeping bag become a bodybag. Never use a portable gas heater in a tent, car or caravan
DIY = DIE
Always use a licensed electrician for all electrical work.
Beware carbon monoxide - it's a silent killer
Get your gas heater serviced and tested
Barbecue safety – look before you cook!
There's an easier way to protect yourself from a gas BBQ fire