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Teaching Western Australian Tradies about Working Safely Around Electrical Networks

Western Power, Western Australia’s energy utility launched a safety campaign to educate businesses and tradies on how to work safely around the electrical grid. The free videos, part of the GamePlan campaign, are a suite of tailored safety tutorials, designed

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Light Rail Construction Site Electric Shock Not An Isolated Incident

A girl who felt a current of electricity surge through her body at the light rail construction site in Sydney, in George Street said she thought she was going to die and dropped to floor into the foetal position at

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Safety Alert Issued for Warning Devices of Powered Mobile Plant

WorkSafe Victoria has issued a safety alert about warning devices on powered mobile plant. The guidance is for employers, self-employed people and those is control of the workplace about the unsafe practice of deactivating of warning devices on powered mobile

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EnergySafety Reminds Workers About Roof Space Safety

The risks associated with work in roof spaces have been highlighted by EnergySafety, who issued a reminder of the importance of understanding these hazards and how to avoid them. Whether on the job or undertaking D-I-Y projects at home, jobs

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Make Electrical Safety a Priority This Winter

Whether at work on a construction site or at home, it’s important to prioritise electrical safety during winter and Essential Energy is warning its customers of this fact. According to its General Manager Safety, HR, and Environment, David Nardi, we

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SafeWork NSW Launches Campaign to Protect Construction Workers Digging Live Electrical Cables

The latest safety campaign from SafeWork NSW is aimed at protecting construction workers from digging into live electrical cables. The campaign launched by SafeWork NSW and NSW electrical networks, “The Don’t know, Don’t Dig” campaign follows a 65 per cent

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Man Electrocuted While Working Under House

Emergency services were called to a house in Eastwood in Sydney’s northwest after it was reported that a man was trapped underneath. The man was apparently electrocuted while conducting work under the house. The body of  the 46 year old

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Company Fined Over Electrician Burn Incident

A company in Western Australia was recently fined $60,000 for exposing an employee to a hazard during an arc flash incident in Pilbara. The incident happened in November 2013 when the electrician was replacing components within a switch room at

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SA Building Firm Charged for Industrial Accident

While no amount of money can make up for the loss of a loved one, a South Australian family has at least received some compensation for the death of 43 year old Bryson Leibhardt who was electrocuted on a work

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Tradies Urged Not to Illegally Disconnect Electrical Supply Before Demolition Work

Contractors have been reminded by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland not to disconnect electricity supply or evade the energy supply abolishment processes before conducting demolition or renovation work, as this practice is not only illegal but dangerous. The safety authority highlighted

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