McFarlane [2020] EWRB CE22165 – Final Decision

  • Complaint number: CE22165
  • EWRB number: EW126443
  • Region: Auckland
  • Registration class: Electrician
  • Decision date: 6 January 2020
  • Penalty: 147M(1)(f) - Fine 147N - Cost
  • Disciplinary grounds: Section 143(a)(i) - Negligence / Incompetence Section 143(b)(ii) - Serious harm carrying out PEW Section 143(f) - Failed to provide / false return
  • Summary: The Respondent negligently created a risk of serious harm to any person through carrying out and certifying negligent/incompetent prescribed electrical work. The Respondent also completed a certificate of compliance which certified the electrical work as lawful and safe, and an electrical safety certificate which certified electrical work was safe to connect to a power supply, when it was not. The Respondent is ordered to pay a $1000 fine and costs of $500.

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