Code of Practice for Personnel Electrical Safety for Vegetation Control Work near Live Powerlines - Western Australia

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this code if you intend to maintain vegetation that is near power lines.

This Code provides electrical safety information that will enable workers to assess whether it is safe to carry out work relating to pruning, cutting, maintaining or trimming vegetation that is near power lines and carry out that activity in a way that is safe for themselves, other workers and the general public. It specifies the minimum standards required for mobile plant, tools and equipment used in vegetation management work near live overhead power lines.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

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

Department of Commerce
EnergySafety

Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Regulations 1947 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Licensing Enquiries
Department of Commerce
EnergySafety


Operating address:
Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850

Phone:

1800678198

Phone:

08 62512000

Fax:

08 62511902
energylicensing@commerce.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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