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The safety regulator responsible for electrical and gas safety in Victoria

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Get a FREE gas leak detection bottle with Herald Sun purchase

Everyone who buys a Herald Sun this Saturday
(28 November) will receive a free gas leak detection bottle so you can be sure to Look before you cook this summer and prevent gas barbecue fires.

Click HERE to receive your free bottle.  

Click HERE for information on how you can barbecue safely this summer.

Click HERE to download our BBQ safety brochure

New COES Application Form

Requesting a copy of a Certificate Of Electrical Safety (COES) is now simpler and clearer.

Read more about COES HERE and access the new application form.

Annual report released

ESV's 2014-15 Annual Report was tabled in Parliament on 6 October. CLICK HERE to read it.

Recent recalls

Primus Australia (t/a Companion Brands) - Portable Camping Butane Heater recalled

Primus Australia trading as Companion Brands has recalled its Portable Camping Butane Heater, sold at Aldi and various camping stores. Consumers may be at risk of injury or death from carbon monoxide poisoning if the appliance is not used in compliance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Consumers should stop using this product immediately, contact Companion Brands' Customer Service Line on 1300 555 197 (select option 3 - warranty) and register to receive a replacement unit.  
Click HERE to see the recall notice. 

For a full list of other current recalls click HERE.  

Other news

Electricity network performance reports 

ESV and the AER have recently published independent reports on the performance of the electricity distribution businesses.

CLICK HERE to read ESV's report.

CLICK HERE to read the AER's annual benchmarking report.   

Information Sheet 3: Fire-resistant board

As a result of an ongoing investigation into fire resistant material, ESV has removed information sheet 3 from this website. Plumbers and gasfitters intending to use fire-resistant material to protect combustible surfaces should seek written confirmation from the manufacturer/supplier that the material meets the requirements of AS/NZS 5601.

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