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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.

Put safety first with Arc Fault Drives

01 June, 2021

Protect workers from arc faults with Rockwell Automation's specially designed enclosure, featuring a patented arc baffle ventilation system.

Leuze LBK radar safety system

05 May, 2021

The Leuze LBK radar safety system enables 3D area monitoring in harsh environments, generating a switching signal when a person enters a monitored area.

Qld ESO issues injunction against unlicensed operator

01 April, 2021

Queensland's Electrical Safety Office has been granted an injunction against a rogue operator accused of performing unlicensed electrical work.

NT company, director fined over worker electrocution, death

24 February, 2021

A Northern Territory electrical services company and its director have been fined $160,000, following the death of a fourth-year apprentice.

Man fined $30,000 for unlicensed, deficient electrical work

18 February, 2021

A man who conducted electrical work across multiple sites in Queensland without a valid electrical work licence has been fined $30,000.

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

The AS/NZS 61439 fully type-tested outdoor main switchboard from Fuji SMBE Macquarie has passed rigorous testing to provide safety, performance and longevity.

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.

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