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Electrical Safety Office

The Electrical Safety Office (ESO) is responsible for delivery of electrical safety services in Queensland. This office develops and enforces standards for electrical safety, and promotes improved safety performance across the community.

This includes:

  • advisory and enforcement activities to promote compliance with electrical safety laws and standards
  • ¬†information, education and training activities to help reduce the risk of death and injury from electrocution, fire and explosion and improve electrical safety
  • managing registration, licensing, approval (electrical equipment) and accreditation regimes.

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Further information

Last updated 02 August 2018