Electrical

National framework for electricity safety proposed

10 September, 2008

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) recently released the ‘Proposed National Framework for Electricity Network Safety’ document as the recommended approach to national electricity network safety regulation.


Portable emergency lighting

18 August, 2008

Montville Creative Products has released a range of rechargeable emergency torches and lanterns that switch on automatically during a power failure.


Testing and tagging regulations update

21 July, 2008

New OHS regulations for the testing and tagging of portable electrical equipment and RCDs on construction sites will come into effect shortly.


Seton Australia safety products catalogue

01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: Brady Australia Pty Ltd

The latest edition of Seton Australia’s catalogue and source book has just been launched. Seton’s range of products and services helps companies comply with new safety regulations and keep work environments as safe and productive as possible.


Fluke 1621 earth ground tester

01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: Fluke Australia Pty Ltd

The Fluke 1621 is an earth ground tester which provides basic ground testing methods with a simple user interface and intuitive functionality. It is a basic entry-level tester that complements Fluke's 162x range of earth ground testers.


Switchboard inspection window

21 April, 2008 | Supplied by: FLIR Systems Australia Pty Ltd

The Hawk IR Sightglass is a 75 mm diameter inspection window fitted to the door or inspection cover of electrical equipment enclosures. For the safe visual and thermal inspection of internal electrical components without the need to open any enclosure.


Efficient emergency lighting

20 March, 2008 | Supplied by: Legrand Australia P/L

The Slide Connect G2 is designed to use up to 70% less energy than a conventional fluorescent emergency and exit lighting system. Designed and manufactured in Australia, the lighting fixture uses a single high brightness LED, which is 'under run' in normal conditions to conserve energy and extend lamp life, but operates at full brightness in emergency situations.


Switchboard inspection window

20 March, 2008 | Supplied by: FLIR Systems Australia Pty Ltd

The Hawk IR Sightglass is a 75 mm diameter inspection window fitted to the door or inspection cover of electrical equipment enclosures. For the safe visual and thermal inspection of internal electrical components without the need to open any enclosure.


Electrical safety testers

20 March, 2008 | Supplied by: Westek Electronics Pty Ltd

Extech has released two products designed to simplify data processing of electrical safety testing measurements. The Extech Opt.758 ethernet card and Opt.751 multifunction USB card both slot into the Extech 7742 safety tester which provides dielectric strength, insulation resistance, earth continuity and leakage testing, thus facilitating data exchange and control of testing protocols.


Metering antenna mounting brackets are electrical hazards

13 December, 2007

Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) has issued a warning to any tradesmen working near metering antenna mounting brackets.


Protex leads electrical safety for generators

20 August, 2007 | Supplied by: Protex

Recent headlines highlighted electric shocks as a persistent risk.


Low-voltage switchboards

20 August, 2007 | Supplied by: NOJA Power Switchgear Pty Ltd

Signature SE is a range of low-voltage switchboards for motor control centres in the mining sector, with a flexible modular design incorporating a wide range of compartment options.


Free design rights for search-and-rescue beacon

31 July, 2007

International electronics design company, Tancher, is providing free design rights to its lifesaving personal locator radio beacon, to encourage governments and industries to make lifesaving devices more accessible.


Audible evacuation sign

20 July, 2007 | Supplied by: Clevertronics Pty Ltd

The Zoneworks Sound Escape system is designed to provide an enhanced solution for evacuation from buildings combining both visual and sound cues.


Lockout stations

20 June, 2007 | Supplied by: Cirlock

The LST series lockout stations are for wall mounting in workshops, plants, commercial buildings and factories to keep and control lockout devices, safety tags and lockout padlocks in one place.


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