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Risk of battery-powered devices near electrical equipment

29 July, 2019

Failure to maintain battery-powered devices such as energy monitoring systems, time clocks or communication equipment can create a potential electric shock hazard and may cause damage to electrical equipment.


Fluke 1000 V Insulated Hand Tools

13 June, 2019

Fluke 1000 V Insulated Hand Tools are designed to keep workers safe in hazardous areas and are rugged enough to use in the toughest environments without breaking.


Narda RadMan 2 radiation monitor

26 April, 2019

Narda Safety Test Solutions has developed the RadMan 2 for complex monitoring of current and future 5G and millimetre-wave technologies.


Don't do DIY electrical work this Easter

18 April, 2019

People have been urged to take safety precautions and hire a qualified electrician for electrical work this Easter long weekend.


PIR sensors and electrical safety

02 August, 2018

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.


Smart meter installations — asbestos and electrical safety

20 June, 2018

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.


Moflash intrinsically safe signalling products

14 June, 2018

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.


Powerline risk sparks innovation

30 May, 2018

Installing billboard signage presents electrical risks, particularly when near overhead powerlines.


WA electrician injured by arc flash

20 April, 2018

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.


$35,000 fine after workers suffer electric shock

06 March, 2018

A mango grower has been fined $35,000 for an incident where two of his pickers suffered an electrical shock.


Cirlock CLK-5 contractors lockout kit

01 March, 2018

Contractor lockout kits have been put together especially for commercial tradespeople and contractors working on various sites.


3M Speedglas Welding Helmet 9002NC

01 September, 2017

The Speedglas Welding Helmet 9002NC has a streamlined profile, with high-performing Speedglas TrueView optics and a head harness made for increased comfort.


Mascot four-way stretch lightweight trousers

27 July, 2017

The Mascot four-way stretch lightweight trousers are made from stretch material that is flexible in all directions.


Electrical industry alert — wiring split system air conditioners

19 July, 2017

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.


New on-the-spot fines for safety breaches around powerlines

19 July, 2017

Queensland has introduced two new on-the-spot fines to make sure employers take steps to keep workers safe around powerlines.


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