Managing Electrical Risks in the Workplace Code of Practice - Northern Territory


You must comply with this code if you intend to conduct a business that carries out electrical work and poses an electrical risk.

You may achieve compliance with your legislative requirements through another method if it provides an equivalent or higher standard of work health and safety.

This code provides practical guidance for managing electrical risks in the workplace. Relevant duties include:

  • identifying hazards
  • assessing risks
  • eliminating risks
  • controlling risks
  • reviewing control measures.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of the Attorney-General and Justice

NT WorkSafe

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