Electrical safety around the home
One of ESV’s roles is to educate and inform the community about safety issues with gas and electricity, to improve overall safety outcomes for people, property and the environment.
Gas and electricity are inherently dangerous and it’s illegal and potentially fatal for unlicensed and unqualified people to undertake any electrical or gasfitting work.
Homeowners and consumers must always use qualified and licensed electrical professionals.
Information on the following pages includes important safety information and tips to follow for safely using electrical appliances and being safe around electricity.
Click on the links below to access the information on these pages.
- Using electricity safely
- Safety switches, surge diverters and circuit breakers
- Switches, leads and powerpoints
- Beware old household wiring
- Buying safe appliances and equipment
- Landlord and property manager responsibilities
If you have any queries in relation to electrical safety in the home or information on the following pages, please contact ESV on 03 9203 9700 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.