Vic transport company fined after worker suffers electric shock08 March, 2023
A transport company has been fined $75,000 after a worker suffered an electric shock when a mobile crane struck overhead powerlines at a construction site.
Transport company charged after worker suffers electric shock29 June, 2022
A Victorian transport company has been charged after a worker was injured when a crane truck he was operating struck overhead powerlines.
Cirlock CLK-1 contractor lockout kits03 March, 2022
The Cirlock CLK-1 contractor lockout kits have been put together especially for commercial tradespeople and contractors working on various sites.
Stanilite emergency and exit lighting range09 September, 2021
The Stanilite emergency and exit lighting range is engineered to a modular design format, to promote straightforward installation and maintenance.
Industrial manslaughter charges laid after fatal electrocution11 August, 2021
Queensland's independent Work Health and Safety Prosecutor has laid industrial manslaughter changes, following a crane-related fatal electrocution.
Look up and live: machinery around powerlines30 July, 2021 by Marnie Williams, Commissioner and Chairperson, Energy Safe Victoria
After an alarming spike in the number of serious incidents involving machinery hitting powerlines, ESV is pleading with operators to 'Look Up and Live'.
Short film generates awareness about electrical safety06 May, 2021
A young worker severely injured in an electrical accident is sharing his story through a film, to raise awareness of electrical safety issues in the workplace.
NSW companies charged after worker suffers electric shock05 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.
Appeal over fine for workplace electric shock dismissed07 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.
Sparkies get mental health charge amid lockdown09 October, 2020
A series of support initiatives from Clipsal, ranging from mental health management to professional training, have been launched to support Victorian tradespeople.
Installing outdoor safety laser scanners03 August, 2020
Following its transition to outdoor safety, SICK has outlined how best to implement its outdoor safety laser scanner, outdoorScan3, in many applications.
Arc flash film drives home safety message12 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 work30 April, 2020
A Queensland contractor has been fined $30,000, after a worker sustained serious electrical injuries while installing edge protection on a roof.
WorkSafe Victoria probes fatal Wallan train crash03 March, 2020
WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the derailment of a Sydney-Melbourne passenger train that led to two deaths in Wallan, Victoria.
NHP Cortem EXEL-L series of emergency LED lights20 April, 2018
The NHP Cortem EXEL-L series of emergency LED lights are certified to AS 2293.3.