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Take the pressure down: water heater explosion prompts...

Some quick checks and routine maintenance could have prevented the explosion of a storage water heater outside a home in Perth’s north, according to Building...

Building and Energy fee schedule – electrical and gas

DC isolating switches in solar PV installations

From 30 June 2018, DC isolating switches used in solar PV installations must comply with a Level 3 certification under the national Electrical Equipment...

Racist signs condemned by DMIRS

Racist signage at Pinjin Station has been condemned by the department The posting of racist signs in Pinjin in the Goldfields is resoundingly condemned by...

Don’t be blind to smoke alarm laws

Residential property owners in WA need to be on the ball when it comes to smoke alarms and the laws governing them. The recent house fire in Thornlie, where...

Every minute counts so plan for a safe escape this winter

A series of controlled burns filmed by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services have shown how rapidly fire, smoke and toxic fumes can fill a room and...

The new Wiring Rules 2018 is here

The 2018 edition of AS/NZS 3000:2018, Electrical Installations (known as the Wiring Rules) is now available. The new standard has been developed by Standards...

Gas safety alert

Do you have a Vulcan Heritage or a Pyrox Heritage gas heater? People with Vulcan Heritage or Pyrox Heritage gas heaters in their homes need to get them...

Reminder of electrical hazards when working in roof spaces

Building and Energy (formerly EnergySafety) and WorkSafe have issued a reminder on the importance of understanding and avoiding the electrical hazards in...

New construction contracts information and events available

Construction Contracts Act videos and fact sheets Building and Energy has undertaken a full redesign of the section of our website which provides...

Winter warning for gas heater use

West Australians could be putting their own and their family’s health at risk this winter when they switch on their gas heaters for the first time. Carbon...

Application for a gasfitting permit expired 31 days and...

This application form is suitable for an applicant who has previously held a Western Australian Gasfitting permit expired over 30 days and up to two years.

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