People have been urged to take safety precautions and hire a qualified electrician for electrical work this Easter long weekend.
Energy Safety Victoria is reminding electricians to always double-check power has been turned off before conducting maintenance, repairs, alterations or adjustments to passive infrared (PIR) sensors.
The Queensland Electrical Safety Office is reminding electrical contractors of the safe work standards they're expected and obliged to maintain during the installation of smart meters.
The Moflash range of low-powered, high-output, intrinsically safe signalling products consists of a sounder which is 24 VDC with a 105 dB output, a beacon which is 24 VDC with 9 bright LEDs for high visual output and the sounder/beacon combination unit.
Installing billboard signage presents electrical risks, particularly when near overhead powerlines.
An electrician and his assistant have received burn injuries by arc flash in a low-voltage switchboard, according to WA Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety.
A mango grower has been fined $35,000 for an incident where two of his pickers suffered an electrical shock.
Contractor lockout kits have been put together especially for commercial tradespeople and contractors working on various sites.
The Speedglas Welding Helmet 9002NC has a streamlined profile, with high-performing Speedglas TrueView optics and a head harness made for increased comfort.
The Mascot four-way stretch lightweight trousers are made from stretch material that is flexible in all directions.
Queensland has introduced two new on-the-spot fines to make sure employers take steps to keep workers safe around powerlines.
Energy Safe Victoria, an independent technical regulator for electricity, gas and pipeline safety in Victoria, has published an alert relating to wiring split system air conditioners.
Honeywell's new protective headsets are designed to allow workers to stay connected while continuing to protect hearing on noisy job sites.
Safe Work Australia's latest statistics show that the electricity, gas, water and waste services industries ranked fifth worst on the list of worker deaths by industry of workplace in year-to-date 2017.
Accidental electrocution continues to be a significant cause of occupational death. Personnel need to be provided with adequate safety training courses and managers, particularly those running smaller companies, convinced of the need for safety training. Amongst the highest rates of occupational deaths are engineering, construction, mining, fishing, agriculture and the forestry industries.