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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.

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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.

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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.

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Electrical safety in ceiling spaces campaign launched

Reported by Haydee | 19 May, 2014

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Jarrod Bleijie, launched a new roof safety campaign which aims to warn workers about electrical safety risks when working in ceiling spaces.  Caboolture News reported that Mr Bleijie stood beside the father of Matthew Fuller, the first worker killed while installing insulation in 2009, to announce the program. The campaign …