Electrical distribution > Safety clothing and equipment

How to rewire onsite safety for electrical workers

22 May, 2024 by Dan Pollard, Founder, Fergus

Tradies know that onsite safety is critical to the success of a project — but it's also the difference between life and death or serious injury.

Qld networks launch powerline safety campaign

01 May, 2024

Workers and drivers are urged to Look Up and Live following an alarming number of contacts with powerlines in the state this year.

Teen worker injured after apparent powerline contact

30 May, 2023

WA's energy safety regulator is investigating an incident in which a teenager's garden equipment appears to have touched overhead powerlines.

BattShell power tool battery cover

26 April, 2023

BattShell is designed to protect and personalise cordless power tool batteries and make them easily identifiable against the generic black appearance of most popular brands.

Rise in powerline shocks prompts awareness campaign

18 April, 2023

Energy Safe Victoria has launched the 'Look up and Live' campaign to highlight the dangers of working near powerlines.

Safety body issues ceiling space warning

17 January, 2023

There are serious dangers in ceiling spaces, and when inexperienced electrical apprentices work in a ceiling space, the dangers can be compounded.

Mack Octane Zip Work Boots

15 August, 2022

The Mack Octane Safety Boots are Electrical Hazard Certified and lightweight, with an Ortholite breathable memory foam insole to improve adaptation to rough terrain.

ArcSafe AmpShield Arc Flash Face Shield

13 May, 2022

The ArcSafe AmpShield Arc Flash Face Shield is designed to provide arc flash protection, with a transparent grey colour to improve visibility and colour recognition.

NOJA Power Remote HMI app

13 May, 2022

NOJA Power's new Remote HMI App provides an opportunity for network service providers to add a layer of physical isolation between operators and high-voltage equipment.

3M Solus Brand glasses

22 April, 2022

The 3M Solus Brand offers comfortable and stylish eye protection with a variety of features and customisation options.

Electrocution leads to recall of spa components

20 April, 2022

WA's electrical safety regulator has initiated a national recall of hazardous spa components involved in the tragic death of a Perth man.

Split-second risk of arc flash

30 March, 2022

WorkSafe Qld has released a new film highlighting the danger of arc flash, which can cause serious burns, injury and death.

Blundstone #243 crew boot

25 March, 2022

Blundstone has released the #243 'crew boot', suitable for those on their feet all day.

Urgent mandate needed for safer solar systems after floods

23 March, 2022

Many systems lack a quick and easy way to shut down solar panels in the event of an emergency, creating a serious safety threat for homeowners, first responders and tradespeople.

Electric shock death by DIY device

18 January, 2022

The electric shock death of a WA man while handling a high-voltage homemade device has prompted warnings about the dangers of unlicensed electrical work.

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