Safety at home

Electrical safety around the home is important, any electrical wiring, switches or appliances in your home that are not properly maintained are potential killers. You should also never do your own electrical work – always hire a licensed electrician.

Hundreds of Queenslanders have been hurt or seriously injured in their homes by unsafe electrical items and unauthorised electrical work. It is worthwhile taking some time to read the following safety tips relating to electricity around the home and outdoors.

Outdoor Safety

What to do in an emergency

In the event on an emergency, find out what Energex recommends you do.

Fact Sheets

You require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view or print documents.

Back to top

Related content

Important numbers


  • Emergencies   
13 19 62
  • Loss of supply    
13 62 62
  • General enquiries  
13 12 53


  • Police, Fire,      
  • State Emergency  
132 500

What's happening in my area?

Have your say

Do you have off-peak tariffs at your home?