Business and management

Construction COVID compliance blitz in Victoria

15 September, 2021

A four-week blitz will be carried out on Victorian construction sites to ensure that they remain COVID safe.

Lockdown "shattering" trade businesses: NECA

15 September, 2021

The extension of Victoria's lockdown has been very damaging to small and medium trade businesses, according to NECA.

5 handy tips for a versatile electrical business

10 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Clipsal - by Schneider Electric

In Australia's trades playground, now more than ever, electricians need to be agile and versatile to successfully operate year round.

ARBS postponed until August 2022

08 September, 2021 | Supplied by: ARBS Exhibitions Pty Ltd

Concerns about COVID-19 outbreaks have led ARBS Exhibitions to reschedule the event to 16–18 August 2022.

Sexual harassment rates higher in resources sector

01 September, 2021

More needs to be done to prevent sexual harassment in the resources and energy sector, according to Australian Resources and Energy Group AMMA.

Revised sports lighting standard

31 August, 2021

Lighting standard AS 2560.2, Sports lighting, Part 2: Specific applications has been revised by Standards Australia.

Can your employer force you to be vaccinated?

31 August, 2021

As the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations continues, many are now beginning to question whether or not their employer can force them to get the jab.

Unsafe and unlicensed electrical workers face prosecution

25 August, 2021

Five electrical workers have been prosecuted by Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) in one week.

Power tool incident kills construction worker

25 August, 2021

A Brisbane construction worker died after using an unguarded angle grinder.

Company charged under Electrical Safety Act

18 August, 2021

After a worker was fatally electrocuted during an incident in far north Queensland, a company was charged with industrial manslaughter.

Energy efficiency expo aims to help businesses cut energy costs

17 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Reed Exhibitions

As Australia deals with the economic impact of COVID-19, cost management is more important than ever.

Fraudulent electrician convicted and fined

17 August, 2021

A man who forged electrical credentials and safety certificates has been prosecuted by Energy Safe Victoria.

Electrical licences suspended for safety breaches

10 August, 2021

Four electrical contractors have had their licences suspended due to safe work system breaches.

Comms Connect Melbourne rescheduled for March 2022

06 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Comms Connect (WFevents)

Comms Connect Melbourne has been postponed to 8–10 March 2022 due to concerns about ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks.

Trench safety blitz follows injuries to electrical worker

06 August, 2021

A compliance blitz on high-risk construction work will be launched by SafeWork SA in September.

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