Nominations open for NT Electrical Safety Board


Monday, 24 June, 2024

Nominations open for NT Electrical Safety Board

Nominations have opened for the inaugural Electrical Safety Board in the Northern Territory, established under the Electrical Safety Act 2022 (the Act). The Electrical Safety Board will advise the responsible minister on electrical safety issues, reviewing the efficiency of electrical safety legislation and promoting electrical safety in workplaces and the community.

The Electrical Safety Board will also establish a Discipline Committee, which will taking disciplinary action against electrical licence holders under Part 6 of the Act.

Nominations are opening for the following positions:

  • A representative of employers of electrical workers
  • A representative of electrical workers
  • A representative of the community
  • A representative of electrical entities
  • A representative of the Northern Territory Government
  • A representative of electrical training bodies
  • The Chair of the Discipline Committee.
     

All shortlisted nominees will be required to undergo a criminal history check. Nominees for the Chair of the Discipline Committee must also be a legal practitioner who has practised for at least five years in the Northern Territory.

Successful nominations will be appointed for no longer than three years and will be eligible for reappointment. To submit a nomination, complete the Electrical Safety Board nomination form and email the nomination to: agd.ntworksafeadministration@nt.gov.au.

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