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Network contractors

Network Contractors are integral to Horizon Power building, maintaining and operating its electrical networks within regional Western Australia.

Horizon Power has strict rules that apply to Contractors requesting to work on or near our electrical network equipment on our behalf.

Contractor Authorisation is only obtained through a Horizon Power Representative within the regions.

The Horizon Power Representative who engages the contractor to work for Horizon Power shall authorise the contractor.

Along with each application form (CS10 # 2124191 internal use only) there must be clear, readable copies of qualifications, licences, authorities and permits as supporting evidence.

Application for Authorisation

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The Contractor is responsible to ensure all Sub-contractors have the appropriate Horizon Power authorisation prior to the commencement of the work:

  • Authorised Contractor employees' are issued with a Contractor Authorisation card.
  • This card will contain a photo and unique number.
  • This will be used for identification purpose and linked to Horizon Powers TLMS (Training Learning Management System)
  • This system will record and manage the categories of work that the contractor is authorised to undertake.

Examples of Authorised Contractors categories include:

  • Cert III Distribution Linesmen
  • Distribution Linesmen
  • HV Live Glove & Barrier Linesmen
  • Underground cable layers and jointers
  • Vegetation Management Workers
  • Plant Operators
  • Trade Assistants

Horizon Power will undertake regular compliance audits to ensure Contractors employees' have the correct authorisation for the work they are undertaking.


Fit For Work - Safety and Health Policy

Our industry requires the highest standards of safety and health. Horizon Power is committed to the prevention of injury and harm and strives to continuously improve our safety and health performance. Our Safety and Health Policy identifies, assesses and manages the risks the workplace, customers and the public face.

Safety regulations

At Horizon Power, the safety and wellbeing of our employees, contractors and the public is paramount. We fully understand and comply with the regulatory environment we operate in to ensure our infrastructure does not pose a risk.

Last updated: Thursday, 12 June 2014 9:10 AM