Electricity Safety is one of the main areas that the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka regulates. Regulation of electricity safety includes
The PUCSL oversight to prevent electrical accidents that can be happened in the electricity generation , transmission , distribution and in use. Regulations, rules, standards and methodologies has already been issued in this regard.
It was identified that there is an increasing trend of electricly accidents in S ri Lanka according to a study done by PUCSL in 2012.
Therefore, PUCSL implemented a wider safty regulation projects to reduce the number of accidents that generate through electricity. As a result, there was a downward trend of electrical accisident in Sri Lanka from year 2013.
The PUCSL countinue is process to protect the lives and properties by assuring a secure power supply.