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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 

It's not too late to order your 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

PC Locs Pty Ltd—iQ 10 Charging Station USB Charging Hubs recalled

This product is a wall cabinet for charging 10 x iPads. 

The recall relates to the charging components within the charging station. 
The defect: Faulty cabling may cause mains voltage leakage to the output. As a result, users may recieve an electric shock when inserting USB cables into USB sockets.
Consumers should: Disconnect the unit from power. Check the unit for faulty codes on the USB hubs and contact the manufacturer for replacement or return of the unit.
Click HERE for full details.

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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