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Regulations Consultation Papers

ESV is calling for submissions in relation to the following proposed regulations.

Electricity Safety (Management) Regulations

The proposed Regulations are to be made under the Electricity Safety Act 1998 (the Act), which requires major electricity companies – those operating electricity supply networks – to submit electricity safety management schemes (ESMSs) to ESV and comply with accepted ESMSs. The Act also allows submission of ESMSs for employers of electrical workers, occupiers of specified premises and owners of complex electrical installations on a voluntary basis and permits those entities to seek exemption from prescriptive compliance requirements.

The primary objectives of the proposed Regulations are to prescribe content requirements for ESMSs and safety management systems and requirements for reporting of serious electrical incidents to ESV.

Electricity Safety (Cathodic Protection) Regulations

The proposed Regulations are to be made under the Act.  The primary objectives of the proposed Regulations are to prescribe cathodic protection systems for the purposes of the Act, and provide procedures for the registration of those prescribed cathodic protection systems.

  • ESV has released this consultation paper explaining the key features and changes to the regulations.

Making a submission

ESV invites interested parties to make comments on the consultation papers and proposed Regulations.  All comments must be in writing and addressed to:

Neil Jenkins
Senior Policy Officer
Energy Safe Victoria
PO Box 262
Collins Street West VIC 8007

Or by email to: inforegulations@energysafe.vic.gov.au

Call 03 9674 6300 for any queries.

Submissions must be received by 5:00pm, Thursday 26 September 2019.