A new film, Jason Daniels' story – surviving an electric shock from overhead powerlines, highlights the importance of a safe work system.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has advised that two electrical workers suffered burns following an arc flash incident in January this year.
If you need to work in a ceiling or roof space, be sure to identify hazards and take precautions as necessary.
The Qld Electrical Safety Office advises that DC isolators in new solar PV installations must have their own dedicated enclosure for outdoor use and be IP56NW rated.
Properly installed safety switches could have prevented almost all recent electric shock incidents in South Australia, new research has found.
A conviction and a $35,000 fine have been handed down to a Victorian quarry, after a safety incident involving powerlines.
The Queensland Government has announced that it plans to crack down on unlicensed electrical operators, given the serious risk posed by illegal electrical work.
A self-employed electrician is believed to have been electrocuted while working on a house last week.
A series of electrical safety awareness sessions have been scheduled around regional Queensland, ahead of Electrical Safety Week (7–11 September).
A big crackdown on unlicensed electrical work is currently being undertaken by the Queensland Government.
A North Perth electrician has been fined $27,000 for a potentially lethal wiring error at a building site in Rockingham.
A new safety guide for electrical assets on building sites has been published by Building and Energy in WA.
Dinkle DPT DIN rail disconnect terminal blocks are designed to provide efficient, safe disconnect and testing of current transformer (CT) and voltage transformer (VT) circuits.
The Enerpac electrically powered EWCE wire rope and cable cutters are designed to reduce hazards and increase efficiency for a range of industries.
Australian footwear brand Blundstone has combined the latest technology with design flair to launch a new range of safety boots specifically for women in the trades, building and construction industries.