Invest time in electrical safety checks before undertaking home improvement projects this Easter long weekend- is the message from Essential Energy to all its customers.
Ergon Energy is urging home “do-it-yourselfers” and gardeners doing work around their yard over summer to prioritise electrical safety.
Creative students from three regional NSW schools have won their Parents and Citizens’ Association $1,000 for safety improvements under Essential Energy’s ‘Be a Safety Star’ school poster competition.
Western Australians are warned against dodgy Christmas lights to ensure they are safe to use.
The Electrical Safety Office in Queensland reminds everyone to play it safe when it comes to Christmas lights and to only buy those which meet Australian Standards.
Electrical Safety Office Queensland is issuing a warning to everyone following two recent events where electrical shocks were ignored.
Workers across NSW are being encouraged to consider what they can do about workplace electrical safety as part of National Safe Work Month.
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.
Queensland’s Electrical Safety Office is urging everyone to get involved in this year’s Electricity Safety Week and make electrical safety a priority.
A series of events this week will shine the spotlight on electrical safety as part of Electricity Safety Week.
Two new electrical safety on the spot fines have been introduced on 30 June to ensure that workers are safe while working around powerlines, following 9 serious electrical safety incidents in the past 12 months.
A new draft standard for installation of battery energy systems(BESS), DR AS/NZS 5139:2017 Electrical installations – Safety of battery systems has been released by Standards Australia.
Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has recently launched a safety campaign aimed at protecting Queenslanders against electric shock in their homes.
A safety campaign aimed at protecting Queenslanders against electrical shock in their homes has been launched.
A new safety campaign to protect construction workers from digging into live electricity cables has been launched by NSW electricity networks and SafeWork NSW.
A large electricity distributor in NSW has been convicted and fined $300,000 over a worker’s death in September 2013.
A new Commissioner for Electrical Safety in Queensland has been appointed.
A new electrical safety campaign has been launched to urge Victorian farmers not to try do-it-yourself electrical work.
South Australia’s work health and safety regulator is reminding people to be cautious in working around electricity following an increase in the number of workers experiencing an electric shock at workplace in the state.
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.
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.