Investigations

 

Why Choose EIV

 

We have the right mix of technical and investigative skills to provide you with the most up to date report on the event that has occured.

 

Each of our management team have over 35 year's individual experience in the electrical industry, including contracting, power distribution, compliance, design, sales and inspection.

 

Our investigation section is headed by a licenced inspector and investigator with over 13 years' experience in electrical incident investigation, this includes fires, material failures, injuries and fatalities. He is experienced in general and electrical fire origin and cause investigation, surveillance, P.E.A.C.E model of statement and interview techniques, investigation in to breaches of the Electricity Safety Act 1998 (Victoria) including licensing and compliance to the Australian Standards and electric shock investigation.

 

He has previously been involved within investigations and/or provided reports to organisations including :

 

  • The State Coroner
  • Victoria Police
  • Australian Federal Police
  • Country Fire Authority
  • Metropolitan Fire Brigade
  • WorkSafe Victoria
  • Power Distribution and Retail business
  • Energy Safe Victoria
  • Insurance Companies
  • Legal Firms
  • Owners Corporations
  • The general public

 

He has appeared as an expert witness within the Magistrate's court, County court and Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, for;

 

  • Victoria Police
  • WorkSafe
  • Energy Safe Victoria
  • Insurance companies

 

He has provided training and information on electrical safety, compliance and investigation to the following groups;

 

  • Victoria Police
  • Australian National Arson Forum
  • Country Fire Brigade
  • Metropolitan Fire Brigade
  • WorkSafe
  • Energy Safe Victoria
  • Melbourne University - Law department
  • State Emergency Service
  • The Victorian Association of Fire Investigators
  • Fire Investigation Association of New Zealand
  • Multiple business within Victoria

 

Please contact EIV for a statement of capability or to further discuss EIV conducting investigations for you or your business.