Qld ESO issues injunction against unlicensed operator01 April, 2021
Queensland's Electrical Safety Office has been granted an injunction against a rogue operator accused of performing unlicensed electrical work.
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.
NT company, director fined over worker electrocution, death24 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 work18 February, 2021
A man who conducted electrical work across multiple sites in Queensland without a valid electrical work licence has been fined $30,000.
Cirlock MFL-2 Multi Function Cable Lockout Devices01 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Cirlock
The MFL-2 Multi Function Cable Lockout Devices from Cirlock are versatile devices which can be used to lock out a number of different energy sources, including valves and steering wheels on vehicles.
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.
Stop the shock: new campaign reinforces electrical safety30 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 electrocution17 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 work12 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 testing12 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 lockdown09 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Schneider
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 incidents01 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 crackdown09 September, 2020
Unlicensed electricians in Queensland could be facing heavy fines, as the Queensland Government cracks down on unlicensed services being advertised.
Cirlock Lockout Hasps01 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 house27 August, 2020
A 37-year-old electrician has died while working under a house in Croydon, Melbourne. WorkSafe Victorian is investigating the incident.