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Electrical Violators

L&I Keeps Washington's Citizens Safe

by ensuring that
  • all electrical professionals who operate in Washington State are adequately trained, certified and licensed to do safe electrical work; and
  • all electrical work done in Washington is inspected for quality and safety.

Electrical Violation Citations

Look up citations (final judgments) issued to contractors, administrators, master electricians, electricians, trainees and others who have not followed the electrical compliance laws during the last six years.

Report Electrical Law Violations

Contact the Electrical Compliance, Outreach, Regulation and Education (ECORE) team investigators with information about unlicensed contractors and electricians or electrical work being done without permits.

Verify a Contractor, Tradesperson or Business

You can check the current license status of legitimate electrical contractors and the certification status of electricians, administrators, master electricians and trainees. Trainees must work under the supervision of a certified electrician. Master Electricians, trainees and electricians must work for a licensed electrical contractor. Ask to see the certificates from the electrical workers working on your job. Report violations.

Report Contractor Fraud

Workers' compensation, prevailing wage, or construction contractor violations? Call the Report-a-Fraud line at 1-888-811-5974. We take action against fraud because it increases costs for everyone.

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