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WorkSafe Safety Alert - Electrician electrocuted at a domestic property

Published 2020-08-26

Following an incident at a domestic property where a licensed electrician was electrocuted, WorkSafe has issued an alert about the risk of installing cables in older domestic properties where the electrical supply has not been de-energised and/or the integrity of existing electrical cable is not known.

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The alert provides recommendations on how to identify and control the risks, along with the legal duties of employers.

Date: 21/04/2024 21:29

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Reviewed 24 January 2023