Electricity and gas safety at 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.
Tenants and renting laws
Gas and electrical safety checks are now part of the rights and responsibilities of tenants and rental providers.
Using electricity safely
Advice to help you stay safe at home when you use electrical appliances and equipment.
To keep safe, get old electrical wiring inspected and install safety switches in your home.
Keeping your home solar safe
How and why you need to keep your solar panels serviced for safety and efficiency.
Date: 30/03/2023 23:53
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Reviewed 29 January 2023