Business and management

Over 50% of electrical businesses see profit decline

27 May, 2020

A recent survey showing the impact of COVID-19 on electrical contractors has revealed that 59% experienced a decline in their business of more than 30%.

Australia's best tradies recognised with awards

27 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Invoice2go

The winners of the inaugural Australian Tradie of the Year Awards 2020 have been announced.

ABB partners with A1 Electric Motors

27 May, 2020 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

A digital partnership has been secured between ABB and A1 Electric Motors.

New code of practice for electrical industry

20 May, 2020

A COVID-19 code of practice has been developed by Master Electricians Australia for the electrical industry.

Register for Schneider's Innovation Day 2020

19 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric Australia

Schneider Electric's Innovation Day, which brings together the IT, data centre and built environment industries, will be held on 21 May 2020.

Critical energy works during COVID-19

13 May, 2020

A fact sheet that details what critical works are and why they must continue during the COVID-19 pandemic has been released by Energy Networks Australia.

Electrician warns others against working live

12 May, 2020

An electrician who was seriously burnt by an arc flash explosion is sharing his story to help prevent injuries and deaths.

Worker death sparks $30K fine for solar company

06 May, 2020

A conviction and $30,000 fine has been issued to a solar installer, after a worker fell and was killed at a Bendigo construction site.

WF Media launches education tech channel

05 May, 2020

Bucking the recent trend of media bad news stories, Westwick-Farrow Media has this week launched a new education technology media channel.

$42K fine issued for unsafe electrical work

28 April, 2020

A small concreting business and its director have been fined a total of $42,500 for unsafe electrical practices.

Five electrical workers face disciplinary action

28 April, 2020

Disciplinary action, including fines, was taken against five electrical licence holders during February–March 2020.

COVID-19 rules for work vehicle travel

22 April, 2020

Managing the risk of COVID-19 spread is difficult when colleagues need to travel with one another in the same vehicle.

Commercial solar lighting guidance published

21 April, 2020

The informative guide seeks to address the lack of appropriate regulations and misinformation surrounding solar lighting products.

Powering the home office

21 April, 2020

The additional electricity costs incurred when working from home have been outlined in a new fact sheet from Energy Networks Australia.

COVID-19 limits CPR training for electrical workers

07 April, 2020

Access to rescue and resuscitation training for electrical workers has been impacted by COVID-19.

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