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UNSW Maker Games winners design software to save lives

Responding to a challenge from Boral, UNSW Sydney's Maker Games winners designed a solution that allows workers to safely shut down dangerous machinery in industrial...

Field Service Business 16 August, 2019

Tragedy highlights powerline dangers

The death of a Queensland worker acts as a devastating reminder of the dangers of powerlines.

Field Service Business 08 August, 2019

Test before touch, warns ESO

Another arc flash injury has prompted the Electrical Safety Office (ESO) to issue an urgent callout to electrical workers: reset your safety focus and test before you touch.

Field Service Business 06 August, 2019

App keeps isolated workers safe

The TeLoRa app, which stands for The Lonely Ranger, provides regular, automated check-ups, live GPS tracking and direct messaging.

Field Service Business 15 April, 2019

Power worker dies during maintenance work

An Ausgrid linesman has died after being electrocuted while working on the replacement of a low-voltage power pole in Lane Cove.

Field Service Business 04 April, 2019

Fleet
Charging ahead with EVs

Charging ahead with EVs

Electric vehicles are key to reducing greenhouse gases and delivering clean, sustainable transport systems.

Article 03 May, 2018
Hardware
Touchless gestures the next step for smartphones

Touchless gestures the next step for smartphones

Smartphones and other mobile devices will soon be controlled via touchless gestures, utilising new LED arrays that can both emit and detect light.

Article 22 February, 2017
Software
Five reasons why contractors should use a field service app

Five reasons why contractors should use a field service app

How can your electrical field service company take advantage of the latest technology trends, like artificial intelligence and cloud-based software...

Article 19 February, 2019
Business
Future of field service: are you ready?

Future of field service: are you ready?

IFS President of Service Management Marne Martin shared her insights on the changing landscape of field service and how organisations need to...

Article 01 April, 2019
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