Designation of Inspectors Electricity

Information status

All documents issued prior to 1 July 2017 were issued by the former Department of Commerce. Documents listed here are the latest versions available, but may be subject to review. For more information on this document, please contact online@dmirs.wa.gov.au.

Explanatory notes

Purpose of this document

This document 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.

To whom do these processes apply?

These processes apply to all applicants seeking a new designation or renewal of designation as an Inspector (Electricity) in Western Australia.

Authority for applications and renewals

To enable the electrical safety requirements of the Electricity Act 1945 to be enforced, the Energy Coordination Act 1994 authorises the Director of Energy Safety to designate persons to be Inspectors (Electricity).

The Energy Coordination Act 1994 also specifies the range of powers that are available for Inspectors (Electricity).

The Director of Energy Safety determines the specific powers, limitations, qualifications and experience applicable to each inspector designation and role.

The Code of Practice for Inspectors (Electricity) in Western Australia

The Code applies to all designated Inspectors (Electricity) in Western Australia.  It defines the conduct inspectors must follow in performing their duties and applying the powers conferred on them.

The Code of Practice is published on EnergySafety's website at www.energysafety.wa.gov.au.

Where can I provide feedback or obtain further information?

To receive further information or provide feedback, please contact:

EnergySafety
Level 1, 303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington WA 6107

Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square WA 6850

Phone: 6251 1900

Email: energysafety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Internet: www.energysafety.wa.gov.au

Procedure for appealing against an Inspector's Order issued by an Inspector (Electricity)

Click the link below to view the procedure for appealing against an Inspector's Order issued by an Inspector (Electricity)

Procedure for appealing against an Inspector's Order issued by an Inspector (Electricity)

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Last updated 29 Jun 2017

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