Business and management

Electric shock incident sees contractor fined $85K

09 June, 2020

A fine has been issued to a Brisbane construction company after a worker received an electric shock, leading to the amputation of five toes.

Draft electrical installation standards open for comment

09 June, 2020

Two new electrical installation standards have been opened for public comment by Standards Australia.

New electrical safety guide released

09 June, 2020

A new guide for electrical contractors ensuring a safe system of work has just been released by the Electrical Safety Office in Queensland.

Energy Network Industry Awards open soon

03 June, 2020

The program for the annual Energy Network Industry Awards 2020 will open on 1 July 2020.

Calls for govt home reno plan to include electrical safety

02 June, 2020

The federal government's suggested home renovation package should focus on electrical safety measures as well as saving jobs, according to MEA.

OHS obligations in the workplace amidst COVID-19

01 June, 2020 by Paul Stathis, Chief Executive Officer, BICSI South Pacific | Supplied by: BICSI South Pacific

The ICT industry has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic — despite the fact that ICT has been highlighted as an essential service.

Inquiry into energy retailer failure to begin

01 June, 2020

An urgent inquiry request to protect energy consumers from COVID-19 retailer failure has been made.

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.

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%.

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: Clipsal - by Schneider Electric

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.

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