Recall of dangerous energy storage batteries

25 May, 2022

Installers of renewable energy systems are being urged to help identify and warn consumers about a recall of dangerous LGES (previously LG Chem) energy storage batteries.


Campaign aims to lure electricians to Qld

25 May, 2022

A multimillion-dollar promotional blitz is underway to encourage more interstate tradies to help with flood recovery efforts in Queensland.


ProBlu eyewear line

13 May, 2022

Bollé Safety has launched ProBlu, a range of protective eyewear to prevent vision damage from harmful blue light.


Prosecution following electrical work error

20 April, 2022

A WA electrician has been fined $5K for not adequately supervising electrical work carried out by an apprentice.


Ceiling space fatality

06 April, 2022

In February 2022, an electrical worker died in a home ceiling space, WorkSafe Qld has reported.


Urgent solar panel safety warning for NSW floods

01 March, 2022

Master Electricians Australia has issued an urgent warning about injuries and potential deaths from solar panels and other electrical equipment as flooding increases in NSW.


Product recall for sealed jump-start batteries

18 February, 2022

A recall notice has been issued for Invicta, Sentry and certain Roypow jump-start packs.


Narva Safety Light range

15 January, 2020

The Safety Light range from Narva features three options, all featuring high-power Cree 3 W LEDs for increased visibility in work sites.


Company banned from Victoria's Solar Homes program

11 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Victoria's Space Solar has been banned from participating in the Solar Homes subsidy program after being found to have employed unlicensed electrical workers to conduct unsafe work.


IPD exclusive distributor of GL McGavin

10 September, 2019

The full range of products from Sydney-based company GL McGavin is now being exclusively distributed by IPD throughout Australia and New Zealand.


Electrical standards keep Australia safe

04 September, 2019

With the kick-off of Electrical Safety Week, Standards Australia is highlighting the standards followed by members of the construction, manufacturing and electrical community to help make Australia safe.


Plumbers audited for electrical safety

20 August, 2019

The Electrical Safety Office is auditing plumbers who perform restricted electrical work as part of their business to ensure they are following electrical safety guidelines.


UNSW Maker Games winners design software to save lives

16 August, 2019

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 plants.


Tragedy highlights powerline dangers

08 August, 2019

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


Test before touch, warns ESO

06 August, 2019

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.


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