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Mining company fined for arc flash incident

Reported by Haydee | 05 Oct, 2017

A mining company has been fined $65,000 in the Perth Magistrates Court following an incident in which a worker was injured in an electrical arc flash at the company’s Ravensthorpe nickel operations.

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Electricity Safety Week events in Queensland

Reported by Haydee | 06 Sep, 2017

Queensland’s Electrical Safety Office is urging everyone to get involved in this year’s Electricity Safety Week and make electrical safety a priority.

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One safety switch may not be enough

Reported by Haydee | 11 Apr, 2017

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has recently launched a safety campaign aimed at protecting Queenslanders against electric shock in their homes.

Electricians

Electrical cables recalled

Reported by Haydee | 02 Sep, 2014

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced the recall of Infinity and Olsent-branded cable after the brands failed electrical safety standards due to low quality plastic insulation coating.

Electricians

Free safety workshop for small electrical companies

Reported by Haydee | 31 Jul, 2014

Small electrical companies and sole traders can take advantage of a new health and safety program offered by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) and Masters Electricians Australia (MEA) wherein free workshops will be offered for free.