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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 restricted Class G gasfitting permit for a non-gasfitting trade trained or overseas gas fitter to work under supervision.
EnergySafety
Form – application
04 May 2015
This application form is used to apply for a Class G gasfitting permit on completion of a recognised apprenticeship.
EnergySafety
Form – application
04 May 2015
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

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An interim report into the discovery of asbestos in the new Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) has found the procurement processes used by principal contractor John Holland Pty Ltd to be comprehensive and consistent with industry practice. However, industry and government must improve processes for detecting and preventing the presence of non-conforming and hazardous products in buildings. Released...
Building Commission
Media release
13 Sep 2016
The Building Services Board has fined Willetton building company Build West Pty Ltd (reg. BC10002) $5,000 and its director and nominated supervisor Shaun Middleton (BP37114) $2,500 for negligent conduct and failing to properly manage and supervise its work.
Building Commission
Media release
31 Aug 2016
Wangara builder Jeffrey West (reg. BP101011 & BC100818), the sole trader of Kameleon Homes , no longer holds a builder registration in Western Australia.
Building Commission
Media release
31 Aug 2016
Northbridge builder Joseph Merenda (BP10668) has been fined $5,000 and refused renewal of his building practitioner registration as a result of disciplinary action by the Building Services Board.
Building Commission
Media release
30 Aug 2016
Hillarys man Saad Soliman (reg. BP10488), as the sole director, nominated supervisor and secretary of liquidated building company Benchmark Designer Homes (BC10941), has been ordered to pay by consent a $5,000 fine and costs of $10,000 as a result of disciplinary action by the Building Services Board.
Building Commission
Media release
18 Aug 2016
Major reforms to improve the efficiency, productivity and consistency of the Western Australian building industry will progress further today as the Liberal National Government hosted its second Building Summit.
Building Commission
Media release
09 Aug 2016
Perth company Top Class Roof Restorations Pty Ltd and its sole director and secretary Troy Anthony Coward have been prosecuted by the Building Commissioner for contractual offences and fined a total of $7,000.
Building Commission
Media release
03 Aug 2016
Malaga company Barrowman Holdings Pty Ltd, trading as Perth Window & Door Replacement Company, and its sole director and secretary Stuart William Barrowman of Woodvale, have been prosecuted by the Building Commissioner for contractual offences and fined a total of $15,000.
Building Commission
Media release
01 Aug 2016
A WA Building Commission update on its audit of Yuanda building products.
Building Commission
Department News
01 Aug 2016
The Building Services Board (BSB) has refreshed its builder examinations to align with current legislation and building practices.
Building Commission
Department News
25 Jul 2016

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