This page includes resources for workplaces in the in the Energy and utilities industry on work health and safety, workers’ compensation and COVID-19.
The Energy and utilities industry is primarily involved in the provision of electricity, gas, water, and sewage services to the community and business.
This may include:
- electricity generation
- electricity transmission
- electricity distribution
- electricity retail/on-selling
- electricity market operation
- gas supply
- water supply, including storage
- sewerage and drainage services
Workplaces may include power stations, electricity substations, network control rooms, infrastructure sites, office amenities or administration buildings. Workplaces may also include private homes, and a range of other private and public buildings and outdoor locations where electricity, gas or water infrastructure may be located. Workers may be based in a single location for long periods or may move regularly between locations to work.