Business and management

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.


APS partners with Baumer

05 August, 2021 | Supplied by: APS Industrial

Baumer and APS have embarked upon a national distribution agreement, which commenced 1 July 2021.


Mental health initiative for struggling tradies

03 August, 2021

Tradies are being urged to check in with their workmates and make sure they are coping mentally.


Energy Network Industry Awards applications close soon

03 August, 2021

Those who wish to apply for the 2021 Energy Networks Industry Awards have until 16 August to do so.


Free access to compulsory construction course

28 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Standards Australia

With the NSW construction industry halted due to COVID-19, Standards Australia has provided temporary free access to a mandatory construction course.


Electrical licence holders face disciplinary action

27 July, 2021

Ten electrical licence holders have had action taken against them during April–May 2021, according to the Electrical Safety Office in Queensland.


Help for contractors navigating the infrastructure market

21 July, 2021

Free tools designed to help contractors make the most of opportunities in the infrastructure sector have been developed by law firm Sharpe & Abel.


Unsafe practices uncovered on two-thirds of building sites

12 July, 2021

A recent building site inspection blitz by SafeWork NSW has uncovered an alarming number of issues.


Security, smart building and mobililty sourcing platform

09 July, 2021

In place of the deferred 2021 physical trade fair, Secutech's new digital event, Secutech Hybrid, is now live.


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