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


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.

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.

Act(s) name

Electricity Safety Act 1998 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Safety (General) Regulations 2019 Victoria

Administering agency

Energy Safe Victoria

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