Electrical safety advice and information - Queensland


The aim of this support service is to provide information on electrical safety.

The Electrical Safety Office (ESO) provides:

  • specific information on licences covered by the Electrical Safety Act 2002 and Electrical Safety Regulations 2002,
  • advice on legislation, industry codes of practice and information products put out by the ESO,
  • brochures,
  • telephone, email and face-to-face discussion,
  • advice on how to gain approval certificates for prescribed electrical equipment and how to arrange tests,
  • processing of test reports upon submission of an application; and
  • issuing Certificates of Approval for compliant equipment.

Important Information:

The electrical equipment safety system (EESS) commenced 1 March 2013. Further information is available on the Electrical Safety website.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

No specific eligibility criteria apply.

Publications Details process

Publications (including booklets, brochures, codes of practice, fact sheets and guides) relating to electrical safety and licensing can be found on the Electrical Safety website.

Administering agency

Electrical Safety Office

Awareness and Engagement Unit