Code of Practice for Inspectors (Electricity)

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This document aims to assist people designated or applying to be designated as an Inspector (Electricity).

It provides information on the categories of designation, the power and limitations of an Inspector (Electricity) under the Energy Coordination Act 1994, and the standard of conduct that an Inspector (Electricity) is expected to maintain when carrying out their duties.

The Code of Practice is subject to period review.  Any suggestions for improvement are welcome.

All enquiries or comments in relation to the content of the code or concerns about compliance with the code should be directed to:

Director Electricity Compliance
Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington WA 6107

Telephone: (08) 6251 1900
Facsimile: (08) 6251 1901


Designation of Inspectors (Electricity)

Designation of Inspectors (Electricity) details the application and renewal processes for the designation of Inspectors (Electricity) in Western Australia. It also sets out the necessary competencies and qualifications for individuals seeking designation.

Code of practice
Last updated 29 Jun 2017

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