Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 3820:2009 Essential Safety Requirements for Electrical Equipment - Victoria

Service summary

You are required to comply with this Standard if you wish to construct electrical equipment. This equipment can be anything from children's toys to medical equipment.

This Standard ensures that the electrical equipment is safe and does not endanger people, animals or property. Equipment that is within the scope of this Standard is designed for use with a supply or output of less than 1000 Volts for alternating current and 1500 Volts for direct current.

The legislation adopts this standard as amended from time to time. Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Energy Safe Victoria

Act(s) name

Electricity Safety Act 1998 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Safety (Equipment) Regulations 2009 (Victoria)

Contact details

Energy Safe Victoria


Operating address:
Level 5, Building 2
4 Riverside Quay
Southbank Victoria 3006
Mailing address:
PO Box 262
Collins Street West Victoria 8007

Phone:

1800 652 563
info@esv.vic.gov.au

Website:

http://www.esv.vic.gov.au Opens in a new browser window

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