School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

School safety advice

Further information

University safety pamphlet

School safety and health manual

It is critical to maintain a safe workplace, free of hazards, while working in our School.

This applies to all people who are responsible for designing, constructing, operating and maintaining:

  • electricity generation, transmission and distribution systems
  • consumer electrical installations
  • gas distribution systems, including cylinders
  • consumer gas installations

Applicable legislation is administered in Western Australia by EnergySafety.

UWA Safety and Health electrical advice
The risks to safety from electricity generally arise from the supply, installation and use of electrical plant and equipment, and in the design, manufacture and testing-tagging of electrical items.
Laboratory safety
People who work in laboratories are required to be suitably trained, informed, instructed and supervised, and are to ensure that equipment used is fit-for-purpose, maintained, inspected and used in accordance with recommended requirements.
Trailer safety — REV Project
Trailer safety for participants in the REV Project - creating zero emission personal transport
ELEC3307 Engineering Management and Industrial Practice unit – safety module

A number of our lectures on energy safety incorporate topics such as electrical hazards, safety standards, and standard industrial and domestic wiring practices with an emphasis on safety.

Electronic equipment manufacture regulations and standards
These guidelines are a summary and reference to relevant standards may be necessary to ensure compliance with all regulations and standards
Safety management

The University conducts internal OHSMS audits and encourages self-auditing based on question sets developed to meet the AS/NZS 4801 criteria.

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