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Careers That Require CPR Training

If you’re involved in construction work or if you’re an electrician, first aid training or CPR is required. Not only do these skills help make you more attractive to prospective employers, making your resume stand out from the rest, it’s

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Electrician Charged for Bullying Apprentice

An electrician who bullied an apprentice has been cautioned by a Melbourne magistrate that “we’re not in the 1950s anymore”. The man from Clyde North harassed and stalked his young apprentice over a 2 year period, where he used explicit

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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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WorkSafe Victoria Urges Safety Following Electricians Death

Following the tragic death of a 24 year old electrician in Melbourne, WorkSafe Victoria have issued a warning to all workplaces in the state to stay safe. The man was killed on the roof of a retail outlet on Tuesday,bringing

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Electrician Killed After Electric Shock in Melbourne

Tragedy has struck the Dallas Shopping Centre in Melbourne with the death of an electrician working on the roof of the building. The 24 year old man described as a beloved member of the community and a loving father, apparently

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NT’s Female Facilities Gap in Male-Dominated Workplaces

In a field such as construction where attracting female workers is a concern, one of the issues that may be contributing to the lack of women in this field may be the absence of proper facilities for them. As the

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Tradie Escapes Death in Construction Crash

The driver of a van that lost control and crashed into a construction site is lucky to be alive after the accident. The electrician apparently lost control of his vehicle at a nearby roundabout and crashed through the safety fencing

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Employers Beware: Crackdown looms on Apprentice Treatment

A nationwide blitz is currently take place focusing on the treatment and payment of apprentice workers. This portion of the workforce are sometimes treated unfairly and the new Fairwork Ombudsman plans to address this by targeting up to 700 businesses.

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