Electrical

Arc flash film drives home safety message

12 May, 2020

Queensland's Electrical Safety office has launched a case study film, warning electrical workers of the dangers of arc flash.


Contractor fined $30K for unsafe electrical work

30 April, 2020

A Queensland contractor has been fined $30,000, after a worker sustained serious electrical injuries while installing edge protection on a roof.


Qld business fined $42,500 for unsafe electrical work

20 April, 2020

A Queensland concreting business and its director have been fined $42,500 for unsafe electrical practices, and exposing people to risk of serious injury or death.


WorkSafe Victoria probes fatal Wallan train crash

03 March, 2020

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the derailment of a Sydney-Melbourne passenger train that led to two deaths in Wallan, Victoria.


Emerson Rosemount solids level switches

12 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Emerson's Rosemount solids level switches are designed to provide users with a flexible level monitoring and overfill prevention solution for all silo types.


Pizzato LK S lockout device for NS series safety switches

07 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

The NS series of safety switches from Pizzato provide PL3 and SIL3 safety levels and can be used on both hinged and sliding guards.


Bacharach Monoxor XR High CO Analyser

28 January, 2020 | Supplied by: System Control Engineering Pty Ltd

The Monoxor XR is a portable exhaust gas analyser, designed to measure CO from combustion engines burning propane, gasoline, diesel, LPG and CNG.


Updated electrical safety codes of practice 2020

24 January, 2020

Queensland has updated its electrical safety codes of practice for the safe handling of electric equipment.


Enerpac EWCE wire rope and cable cutters

18 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Enerpac Div/Actuant Australia

The Enerpac electrically powered EWCE wire rope and cable cutters are designed to reduce hazards and increase efficiency for a range of industries.


Qld electrical licensing disciplinary actions: Nov 2019

09 December, 2019

Queensland's Electrical Licensing Committee took seven electrical licensing disciplinary actions in November 2019. We take a look.


Cirlock CLK-1 contractor lockout kits

01 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Cirlock

The Cirlock CLK-1 contractor lockout kits have been put together especially for commercial tradespeople and contractors working on various sites.


Knife safety: an electrician's guide

28 October, 2019 by Gabriela Damaceno* | Supplied by: Adco Industries Australia

An electrician's knife serves a range of functions; however, it needs to be used correctly to avoid accidents. Gabriela Damaceno provides a guide.


Cirlock SOKIT ROKIT lockout tagout safety equipment

01 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Cirlock

As part of the growing range of lockout tagout safety equipment, the Cirlock SOKIT ROKIT is used to protect those working with extension leads outdoors/underground.


Emerson Radar Master app for AMS Trex Device Communicators

04 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

The Radar Map app allows field technicians to configure Rosemount radar level transmitters, map tank geometry and troubleshoot problems from their AMS Trex Device Communicators.


Inspectors find unsafe electrical practices on solar farms

01 April, 2019

Audits and investigations around Queensland solar farms have revealed a number of properties are not ensuring adequate electrical safety.


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