Code of Practice on Electrical Safety for Work on or Near High Voltage Electrical Apparatus (known as The Blue Book) - Victoria

Service summary

This code applies to electricity operators, distributors, testers and people authorised to work on or near electrical equipment.

This code is known as The Blue Book. It ensures the electrical safety of electrical generation, transmission and distribution systems and high voltage electrical installations, and sets minimum safety standards for work on or near high voltage electrical installations.

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 (Installations) 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:

1800652563

Phone:

03 92039700

Fax:

03 96862197
info@esv.vic.gov.au

Website:

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

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