The responsibilities of the Owners Corporation and the Executive Committee on behalf of the Owners Corporation is not something to be taken lightly as outlined in an article in the regularly featured Flat Chat by Jimmy Thomson. Click here to read the article.
In addition to the safety of persons residing in the building, there is also a responsibility to ensure that tradesmen and others visiiting the building for maintenance and or service of equipment have safe access at all times as this letter to Mason & Brophy from Ausgrid points out.
In particular owners must ensure safe and unrestricted access to the meters and that the meter rooms are clear of stored items, obstructions and any other restrictions. Work cannot proceed unless safe access is allowed. Meter Rooms should be clearly labelled "Electricity Meters".