Safety support for the WA electrical industry

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Not a member yet and need advice?

Our members receive an extensive range of benefits and services, including access to TKB and the Technical Hotline, invitations to exclusive industry events and more. Still unsure? Give us a call on (08) 6241 6100 and let us show you how we can help you.

Safety is a core value of ECA WA

As part of this endeavour, we have a range of services, programs and policies designed to maintain and improve the safety of everyone connected to ECA WA - from our members, apprentices and host employers, to every person who trains at CET or Equip-Safe.

Safety advice and support

Our experienced safety team provides members with Work Health and Safety services, resources and specialist advice.

To get in touch with an ECA WA safety representative, members should call (08) 6241 6100 or email safety@ecawa.org.au.

No Harm

ECA WA’s No Harm vision shows that we are uncompromising in our commitment to the health, safety and welfare of our employees, customers and community. It is our driving force and is fundamental to the way we work.

We also present No Harm awards to businesses and individuals who have been stellar examples of our No Harm Vision. You can view those recipients here.

Mates in Construction

ECA WA is a proud supporter and partner of Mates in Construction. An Industry-backed, research-based, suicide prevention and support for the construction industry operating since 2008.

You can learn more about MIC and how ECA WA members can get involved right here.

Safety Awards

Our commitment to safety has been recognised through a range of awards and nominations, including:

  • EGT | Received the Worksafe Platinum award for safety in 2023.
  • EGT | Won the WHS Management Award – Large category at the WHS Foundation’s 2022 WHS Awards. This award acknowledges EGT’s commitment to providing a safe and healthy workplace and environment, maintaining a positive safety and health culture and developing systems that produce a capable and competent workforce.
  • EGT | Finalist in the WHS Promotion & Program Award category at the WHS Foundation’s 2022 WHS Awards for their Incident Reduction Program.
  • CET | Received the Worksafe Platinum award for safety in 2020.
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Want to hear what we had to say on the Tradie HQ Podcast about our safety policies, and safety across the industry? Have a listen to the ECA WA guesting episodes of the Tradie HQ Podcast, with Brendan Craker. 

"Creating a safety culture" with Brendan Craker

"Safety in sub-contracting" with Brendan Craker

"The cost of safety" with Brendan Craker

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Sharing Site Strategies is a specialised initiative launched in late 2023, dedicated to ensuring the safety and well-being of electricians in Western Australia, and enhancing the overall safety and well-being of those across our industry.

2023 by the numbers

Over the past year, Safety continued to keep members up to date and informed on changes to legislation and safety management system standards, whilst providing ongoing specialist safety advice.

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25%

Increased total HSEQ users by 50%

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10,000

Over 10k digital risk assessments submitted via the Digital App

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185

185 Safety consulting hours for our members

ECA WA is a separate entity from the WA Branch of the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA WA) and operates under a Service Level Agreement to provide technical and safety services to WA members. All members of NECA WA automatically receive ECA WA membership at time of joining.

Partners and Affiliates

ECA WA is ending its agreement with NECA

The Service Level Agreement between ECA WA and NECA WA is ending on 30 June 2024. As a valued member, you may be wondering how this may affect you. As such, we have put together these short FAQs to help answer any questions you may have. If you have further queries, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

Why are we ending our SLA with NECA?