Electrical

Transport company charged after worker suffers electric shock

29 June, 2022

A Victorian transport company has been charged after a worker was injured when a crane truck he was operating struck overhead powerlines.


Protect-Air ToolReg In-line Air Regulator

01 June, 2022 | 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.


Schneider Electric PrismaSeT switchboard system

27 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

The Schneider Electric PrismaSeT switchboard system features built-in cloud connectivity, for instant access to intelligent alarming and energy usage analysis.


Sparkies urged to help identify recalled LGES batteries

25 May, 2022

Installers of renewable energy systems have been urged to help consumers identify dangerous LGES-branded energy storage batteries, which can overheat and catch fire.


Safety alert issued over unlicensed electrical testing

17 May, 2022

Building and Energy has urged WA manufacturers to ensure that testing of electrical equipment above a certain voltage is only carried out by licensed electricians.


How hazardous area lighting improves underground mine safety

12 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Mineglow

Lighting is one of the most common causes of explosion ignition in high-risk mining environments.


Cirlock Lockout Tagout Padlocks

01 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Cirlock

The Cirlock Lockout Tagout Padlocks come in eight different colours with various shackle sizes and shackle types also available.


WA network operator fined for inadequate testing procedures

27 April, 2022

Western Power has been fined for not providing adequate testing instructions, which could have prevented voltage rises that damaged electrical appliances at a Lacelin property.


Electrician fined for inadequate supervision

12 April, 2022

A Canning Vale electrician has been fined $5000 for failing to adequately supervise electrical work carried out by an apprentice under his supervision.


Western Power fined $30,000 for electric shock error

11 April, 2022

Western Power has been fined after an electric shock error caused four Kingsley homes to become live with up to 230 volts of electricity, with one man sustaining an electric shock.


Electrical risks in ceiling spaces prompt warning

07 April, 2022

Employers and electrical workers have been advised to implement control measures to control the risks of serious injury or fatality while working in ceiling spaces.


Qld highlights arc flash dangers in new film

30 March, 2022

An new film produced by the Electrical Safety Office has highlighted the serious dangers of electrical arc flashes for electricians.


WA issues safety alert about electrical hazards in roof spaces

29 March, 2022

Residents and tradespeople across WA have been reminded to always switch off the mains power before entering a roof space, following recent tragic deaths and close calls.


Metro Trains fined after worker suffers arc flash injury

17 March, 2022

Metro Trains Melbourne has been fined $100,000 for failing to ensure that the workplace was safe, after a worker suffered an electric shock in 2018.


Electrical firm fined after apprentice suffers near-fatal electric shock

10 March, 2022

An electrical firm has been fined $21,500 after an apprentice received an electric shock that left him unresponsive and without a pulse.


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