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Builders Supply Poles
Nov 2011 - Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) has produced a 'Builders Supply Poles' (BSP) Guideline for REC's, LEI's and the suppliers of BSP's to assist in providing an electricity supply for construction or site works. Further information can be obtained from Clause 7.7 of these Rules.  Download here. Builders Supply Poles.pdf


Builders Construction Supplies
March 2014 - ESV has produced a 'Builders Construction Supplies' Guideline for Builders Supplies in the permanent position following audits of construction supplies with defects identified after the structure has been connection to supply.  Further information can be obtained from Clause 7.6 of these Rules. 
Download a PDF version. Requirements for Builders construction supplies.pdf


New Victorian Power Industry Lock
June 2014 - Refer to Clause 5.6.2. 
Download a PDF for purchasing keyed alike locks. Registering VPI Locks and Keys.pdf 
Or an overview of the locking system can be found here Lockwood Victorian Power Industry Locks.pdf


VESI Fuse Removal and Reinsertion - Code of Practice
September 2014 - Low voltage service fuse removal and reinsertion by licensed electricians and L & G class inspectors.  Compliance with this Code permits those licensed persons to remove and reinsert the Electricity Distributors service fuse under controlled conditions.
VESI Fuse Remove and Reinsertion 2014.pdf


SIR and Associated Connection Practices - Guidance Document 
Jan 2016 - This document has been collated by the SIR Management Committee to provide guidance to the industry for individual Distributor connection variations and connection practices.  Please note this information was correct at the time of publication and the relevant Distributor should always be contacted where any doubt exists or confirmation is required as indicated in SIR Clause 4.2.
Download a PDF here.
  Distributor SIR Connection Practices 2016.pdf

Raiser Bracket Checklist
Nov 2016 - A collection of Service Raiser Brackets that have been approved by the Victorian Service & Installation Rules Management Committee as a requirement of SIR Clause 7.4.4.5 can be located here Raiser Bracket Acceptance Checklist November 2016.xlsx