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Protect-Air ToolReg In-line Air Regulator

01 June, 2022

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Disciplinary actions taken against Qld electrical licence holders

28 February, 2022

In November and December 2021, Queensland's Electrical Licensing Committee took disciplinary actions against 14 licence holders.


Electrician fined $2000 for hazardous electrical error

21 February, 2022

An electrician has been fined $2000 for failing to follow kilowatt-hour meter replacement guidelines, which led to three people receiving electrical shocks.


Bolt tensioning device enhances power worker safety at electricity plants

06 December, 2021

A bolt tensioning device that protects nuclear power workers by enabling groups of fasteners to be torqued or released immediately has opened doors for Aussie innovators at global electricity plants.


WA electrician, company fined $32,500 for safety breach

29 November, 2021

A WA electrical company and electrician have been fined a combined $32,500 for failing to install a key safety component in a switchboard.


Low smoke zero halogen cabling range enhances electrical and fire safety

26 November, 2021

Fires are devastating, but the effects of toxic smoke can be even worse in terms of corrosive smoke damage to electronic equipment in areas such as communications and data centres.


Plumbers fined for unlicensed electrical advice

04 November, 2021

Two plumbers employed by a large Perth plumbing, gas and electrical company have been fined for assessing customers' switchboards without an electrical licence.


SafeWork NSW commences solar farm safety blitz

12 October, 2021

SafeWork NSW will inspect solar farms in operation and under construction, as part of a safety campaign to ensure compliance.


Electrical company fined $10K for unsupervised apprentice

25 June, 2021

An electrical company has been fined after a first-year apprentice with two months' experience was spotted working unsupervised with live equipment.


Man fined $16,000 for unlicensed electrical work

17 June, 2021

A man has been convicted and fined $16,000 for performing unlicensed electrical work between November 2018 and January 2019.


Explosive-proof LED strip lights the way in hazardous areas

07 June, 2021

Mineglow's strip lights are specially designed for environments where fire or explosion hazards exist due to flammable gases or explosive substances.


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