Electricity Standards and Safety functions

Principle functions of Electricity Standards and Safety (ESS) are:

  • monitoring standards of electrical work through the inspection of electrical work
  • auditing of recording, notification and certification of electrical work by electrical practitioners and contractors
  • management of the Electrical Safety Inspection Service for the inspection of electrical work
  • approving the sale of prescribed electrical articles
  • investigating complaints and incidents involving electrical appliances and equipment
  • the investigation of electric shocks and accidents
  • promoting electrical safety to industry and the community.