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.

Indoor Safety

Most electrical accidents happen indoors so consider taking some of these safety precautions.

Outdoor Safety

Winter Safety

As the winter season approaches, it's important to take extra precautions and be vigilant with fire safety.

What to do in an emergency

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

Fact Sheets

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