What is the Electrical Safety Supervisory Body (ESSB)?

The ESSB is appointed by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) and it is responsible for running the Safe Electric Scheme. For the designation period 2023-2028, the CRU has appointed Safe Energy Ireland as the single ESSB. The principal functions of the ESSB include, without limitation, the registration of electrical contractors and, the inspection, auditing and monitoring of electrical contractors and their work and activities with respect to safety.