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Worker Dead After Coming Into Contact With Overhead Powerlines

Beware of live power-lines while working from elevated work platforms because there is a high risk of electrocution, like an incident that happened in Melbourne recently. A man was recently killed by electrocution when he made contact with power-lines while

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Melbourne Worker Electrocution Death

A horrible accident that took place in the roof of a Melbourne home has claimed the life of a 19 year old man. The young man was electrocuted while installing an air-conditioner on the roof of the 2 storey home

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Union Accused of Undermining Electrocution Probe

Union officials have been accused of removing evidence from the scene of a workplace accident in Queensland. An inquest recently heard that evidence had been removed from the scene on the day after a roofer was electrocuted at the site.

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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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Man Conducting Electrical Work Found Dead on Roof

A man was recently found dead on the roof of a house east of Melbourne. The man was conducting electrical work on the house which was undergoing renovations on Toorak Road. According to police the man’s body was discovered on

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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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Safety Warning After Powerline Electrocution Deaths

The deaths of 2 people have led Queensland’s safety regulator to issue a safety warning regarding work near overhead power lines. There have been 2 recent deaths and seven injuries in incidents involving overhead power lines prompting the regulator to

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Construction Company Fined Over Worker’s Electrocution

A South Australian company has been fined $45,000 for an electrocution that happened in 2014. The family of the man who was electrocuted has been awarded $20,000 compensation for the Yahl site accident. The man, 43 year old Bryson Leibhardt

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Faulty Wiring an Australian problem

An alarming revelation regarding the recall of faulty electrican wiring was made in an article on Sourceable.net recently. The article highlighted the concern that many electricians and builders are ignoring the recall of faulty wiring which the consumer watchdog warned,

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Queensland Small Business Electrical Safety Workshop

Even if you’re a small contractor with a fledgling business, safety should one of your main priorities because this will not only improve productivity but also help promote a good reputation and win the tenders you need. A small business

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