Ryan [2020] EWRB CE21248 - Final Decision

  • Complaint number: CE21248
  • EWRB number: EW073522
  • Region: Waikato
  • Registration class: Electrician
  • Decision date: 10 July 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 Section 143(a)(i) - Negligence / Incompetence - not upheld Section 143(a)(ii) - Contrary to enactment - not upheld Section 143(b)(ii) - Serious harm carrying out PEW - not upheld
  • Summary: The Board found the Respondent had negligently created a risk of serious harm to any person, or a risk of significant property damage, through having carried out non-compliant prescribed electrical work in respect to of multiple properties and had on two occasions failed to provide a CoC/ESC. The Respondent also failed to have high risk work inspected prior to livening. Two alleged disciplinary offences were not upheld due to insufficient evidence. The respondent was ordered to pay a fine of $4,000 and costs of $1,575.

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