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WorkSafe Safety Alert - Electrician electrocuted at domestic property

Wednesday 26 August 2020 2:49pm
Following a recent incident where a licensed electrician was electrocuted while working at a domestic property, WorkSafe in consultation with ESV has issued an alert for all electrical workers about the risk of installing cables where the electrical supply has not been de-energised and/or the integrity of the existing electrical cable is unknown. The Safety Alert alert provides recommendations on how to identify and control the risks, along with the legal duties of employers.

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Reviewed 14 December 2022

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