Electrical

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.


Unlicensed electrical work prompts government crackdown

09 September, 2020

Unlicensed electricians in Queensland could be facing heavy fines, as the Queensland Government cracks down on unlicensed services being advertised.


Cirlock Lockout Hasps

01 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Cirlock

Lockout hasps are one of the items extensively used in lockout tagout procedures, and are designed to provide maximum protection to workers carrying out maintenance of plant and machinery.


Melbourne electrician dies while working under house

27 August, 2020

A 37-year-old electrician has died while working under a house in Croydon, Melbourne. WorkSafe Victorian is investigating the incident.


SciTech Serstech Arx+ handheld Raman spectrometer

24 August, 2020 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The Serstech Arx+ handheld Raman spectrometer is designed to provide accurate measurements and efficient workflow while verifying single substances and complex mixtures.


WA electrician fined $27,000 for potentially fatal error

20 July, 2020

A North Perth electrician has been fined $27,000 for a potentially lethal wiring error at a building site in Rockingham.


Queensland crackdown on unlicensed electrical work

16 July, 2020

Queensland's Electrical Safety Office is targeting and prosecuting electricians who advertise and undertake unlicensed electrical work.


Contractor fined $85K after worker sustains electric shock

04 June, 2020

A Brisbane contractor has been fined $85,000 for failing to ensure a worksite was electrically safe, after a worker received an electric shock.


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