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The risks associated with an unsafe installation are high, so the work must be restricted to competent (licensed) workers. To emphasise the nature of the hazard, these installations can appear to operate well yet be unsafe. For example, an electrical installation can work without the safety system...
Forms
Payment for new licence application forms are required at the time you submit your application. Without payment your application cannot be assessed.
Services
The Director of Energy Safety can prohibit the sale/hire/use of an appliance or component if considered that such appliance/component is, or is likely to become, unsafe or dangerous in use. This applies also to electrical appliances/components that are approved. Appliances that may be unsafe or...
Electrical appliances
Energy Safety produces and amends legislation, codes of practice, guidelines and general safety information. Where public comment is invited, draft copies of the documents are placed on this page. Consultation on new proposals for supervision of electrical workers and apprentices In March and April...
Discussion papers
New and amended gas legislation, codes of practice, guidelines and general safety information will be available here.
What's new
New and amended electrical legislation, codes of practice, guidelines and general safety information will be available here. Code of Practice for Inspectors (Electricity) A comprehensive review of the Code of Practice for Inspectors (Electricity) in Western Australia (Code) has been completed. The...
What's new
To achieve Energy Safety 's regulatory objectives, the Director and staff administer a wide suite of legislation: Energy Safety Act 2006 Energy Safety Regulations 2006 Energy Safety Levy Act 2006 Energy Coordination Act 1994 (major parts) Energy Coordination (General) Regulations 1995 Electricity...
Legislation administered
Responsibilities of Energy Safety The responsibilities of the Director of Energy Safety and the supporting Energy Safety Division can be summarised as covering the technical and safety regulation of: electricity production; electricity transmission and distribution; electricity utilisation (...
Functions and responsibilities
Energy Safety is responsible for the technical and safety regulation of all the electrical and most of the gas industry in Western Australia. Energy Safety 's functions date back to the State Electricity Commission of Western Australia, which from the late 1940s held both electricity and gas...
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This application form is used to apply for a Class G gasfitting permit for apprentices or trainees restricted to work under supervision.
EnergySafety
Form – application
17 Feb 2017
This form is used to notify Energy Safety of a change of name to an electrical worker's licence, permit, or certificate of registration and obtain an updated licence card.
EnergySafety
Form – application
05 May 2014
This form is used to notify Energy Safety of a lost or stolen electrical worker's licence, permit or certificate of registration and to apply for a replacement.
EnergySafety
Form – application
20 May 2014
This application form is used to restore a name to the Electrical Licensing Register.
EnergySafety
Form – application
05 May 2014
This authorisation form once duly signed, enables employee electricians to complete electrical safety certificates on behalf of the electrical contractor. Note: copies remain the property of the...
EnergySafety
Form – notification
20 Aug 2015
This application form is used to apply for a mobile mining permit.
EnergySafety
Form – application
05 May 2014
This application form is used to apply for a refrigeration and airconditioning mechanics licence where the qualifications were gained overseas.
EnergySafety
Form – application
05 May 2014
This application form and fact sheet is used to apply for a restricted electrical licence on completion of a refrigeration and airconditioning apprenticeship. Obtaining a Restricted Electrical...
EnergySafety
Form – application
04 May 2015
This application form is used when applying to carry out restricted electrical work associated with Instrument Process Control Equipment.
EnergySafety
Form – application
09 Mar 2017
This application form is used to apply for a restricted electrical worker's licence for interstate or New Zealand applicants under mutual recognition.
EnergySafety
Form – application
05 May 2014

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Banksia Grove man Gordon Leslie Bodsworth , trading as Utopia Landscape Projects , has been prosecuted by the Building Commissioner for offences he committed in contracting for landscaping work at an Iluka property in September 2014.
Building Commission
Media release
12 Jul 2016
Pemberton builder John George Ryan (BP8830 & BC8830) has been fined $5,000 by the Building Services Board for failing to manage and supervise work he carried out at a Manjimup property between March 2010 and July 2011.
Building Commission
Media release
05 Jul 2016
A report by Auditor General Colin Murphy has assessed how well the Building Commission regulates Western Australia’s residential building industry.
Building Commission
Department News
24 Jun 2016
The Building Commission is currently considering the creation of a technical advisory committee for the purpose of considering and providing advice on technical building matters and queries regarding the requirements of building legislation, the Building Code of Australia (BCA), and related Australian Standards. The committee will be named the Building Rules Advisory Committee (BRAC). The...
Building Commission
Department News
21 Jun 2016
Como building company Richmount Enterprises Pty Ltd (BC11026) has been fined $1,000 by the Building Services Board for failing to comply with orders of both the Building Commissioner and the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT).
Building Commission
Media release
20 Jun 2016
Waterford builder Nicholas Hunter (BC10879 and BP10879) has been fined $2,500 by the Building Services Board for negligent conduct relating to building work he carried out at a Bullcreek property between August and December 2013.
Building Commission
Media release
20 Jun 2016
A Gosnells tradesman who took big deposits for concreting jobs but failed to carry out the work has been fined $22,500 for breaking consumer law and ordered to pay compensation of more than $4,500 to customers. In keeping with his previous attendance record Christopher Ronald Francis Gordon, who trades as Flash Concrete, didn’t show up to Court for his trial (15 June 2016) but was convicted of...
Consumer Protection
Media release
17 Jun 2016
Building company Ribshire Pty Ltd (BC14107), trading as Goodline , and its director John Michael Kennedy (BP14106) have been ordered to pay fines totalling $10,000 for negligent conduct as a result of disciplinary action by the Building Services Board.
Building Commission
Media release
15 Jun 2016
Piara Waters builder Param Jeet Singh Karnail Singh (BP14537) has been fined $5,000 by the Building Services Board for negligent conduct relating to building work he carried out at properties in Willetton and Mirrabooka in 2015.
Building Commission
Media release
15 Jun 2016
Dianella unregistered builder Silvano Rossi, trading as Deluxe Bathrooms, has been prosecuted by the Building Commissioner for registration and contractual offences he committed in contracting for and carrying out home building work at a Cottesloe property between March and September 2013.
Building Commission
Media release
13 Jun 2016

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