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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.

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.

$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.

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.

New changes to the Wiring Rules

06 April, 2020

An amendment has just been released for the 2018 edition of AS/NZS 3000 Wiring Rules.

Dust emissions see power station fined

02 April, 2020

Origin Energy Eraring has been fined $15,000 over dust emissions from its Eraring Power Station at Lake Macquarie in October 2019.

Maintaining hygiene on construction sites

01 April, 2020

Construction site workers are being reminded to adhere to enhanced hygiene practices to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Is your home office electrically safe?

31 March, 2020

With more people working from home due to COVID-19 restrictions, electrical safety in the home office is of paramount importance.

Protecting the electricity supply in a pandemic

24 March, 2020

COVID-19 contingency plans have been put in place by the energy sector in order to secure the electricity supply during this pandemic.

Fatal fall sees solar company charged

20 March, 2020

A solar panel installation company has been charged by WorkSafe Victoria, after a man fell to his death while installing solar panels.

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