Electrical

Car stacker elevator electrocution kills worker

12 April, 2021

A 21-year-old man died last month after being electrocuted while working alone in a West Melbourne building site, bringing the Victorian fatality toll to 10 for 2021.


Makinex Mobile Charge Pod

01 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Makinex Construction Products

The Makinex mobile charge pod is designed to help contractors on construction sites safely store power tool batteries, chargers and mobile devices while charging.


Qld ESO issues injunction against unlicensed operator

01 April, 2021

Queensland's Electrical Safety Office has been granted an injunction against a rogue operator accused of performing unlicensed electrical work.


NSW companies charged after worker suffers electric shock

05 March, 2021

Two NSW companies and a company director have been charged with breaching work health and safety legislation, after a worker suffered a serious electric shock.


NT company, director fined over worker electrocution, death

24 February, 2021

A Northern Territory electrical services company and its director have been fined $160,000, following the death of a fourth-year apprentice.


Man fined $30,000 for unlicensed, deficient electrical work

18 February, 2021

A man who conducted electrical work across multiple sites in Queensland without a valid electrical work licence has been fined $30,000.


Cirlock MFL-2 Multi Function Cable Lockout Devices

01 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Cirlock

The MFL-2 Multi Function Cable Lockout Devices from Cirlock are versatile devices which can be used to lock out a number of different energy sources, including valves and steering wheels on vehicles.


Appeal over fine for workplace electric shock dismissed

07 January, 2021

The Brisbane District Court has dismissed an appeal from an outdoor advertising company against an earlier conviction, with the original fine to remain unchanged.


Protect-Air ToolReg In-line Air Regulator

01 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

Factory set to prevent pressure changes, the ToolReg In-line Air Regulator is designed to be fully tamper-proof and ensure that only the required pressure is used for each individual pneumatic tool.


Stop the shock: new campaign reinforces electrical safety

30 November, 2020

The NSW Government has launched a new campaign to highlight the importance of electrical safety for workers and home owners.


Vic farm worker dies of electrocution

17 November, 2020

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating an incident in which a farm worker was electrocuted while operating a telehandler and subsequently died.


SafeWork NSW conducts campaign to reduce risky electrical work

12 November, 2020

SafeWork NSW inspectors will visit construction sites to ensure electricians are operating safely and have the right control measures to manage electrical risks.


Outdoor switchboard stands up to rigorous safety testing

12 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Fuji SMBE Macquarie

The AS/NZS 61439 fully type-tested outdoor main switchboard from Fuji SMBE Macquarie has passed rigorous testing to provide safety, performance and longevity.


Sparkies get mental health charge amid lockdown

09 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Clipsal by Schneider Electric

A series of support initiatives from Clipsal, ranging from mental health management to professional training, have been launched to support Victorian tradespeople.


Safety reminder issued following two electric shock incidents

01 October, 2020

SafeWork SA has reminded businesses of the risks of electric shock, after two separate electric shock incidents occurred in less than a month.


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