If not treated with care, electricity can cause serious injury or death. CitiPower and Powercor are leaders in workplace safety practices in Victoria's electricity industry, and we will never compromise health and safety to get a job done. We are firmly focused on maintaining and improving our industry-leading safety management system, which is certified to the international standard, SafetyMAP Advanced Level (Edition 4).
Every year CitiPower and Powercor spend millions of dollars to ensure our distribution networks are safe. Our strategies cover employee health and safety, network maintenance and development, and the environment -- such as our bushfire mitigation strategy.
This section presents the steps you can take to stay safe when working around our electricity distribution networks.
Energy Safe Victoria is Victoria's regulatory body responsible for shaping the safety standards for the electricity industry in Victoria and monitoring the performance of industry members. They also provide a range of electrical safety materials.