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Thursday November 15, 2018

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Aussie Households Must Take Heed of Electrical Safety
Buildings
Monday December 11 2017

Aussie Households Must Take Heed of Electrical Safety

It was the type of callout emergency service personnel dread.

Infinity Cable Importer Fined Just 18k
Residential
Friday June 2 2017

Infinity Cable Importer Fined Just 18k

Industry groups have responded with outrage as the director of a company which imported dangerous and non-complying electric cables which went into more than 20,000 homes...

Deadly Cable Still in Thousands of Homes
Safety
Thursday October 22 2015

Deadly Cable Still in Thousands of Homes

Faulty cable products which could cause deadly fires or electric shocks remain in tens of thousands of homes and business across Australia despite massive efforts to...

Electrical Safety: Who is Enforcing and What Should be Done?
Safety
Wednesday August 19 2015

Electrical Safety: Who is Enforcing and What Should be Done?

As building inspectors, we regularly find areas of non-compliance with electrical items, and we are continually shocked at the number of electrical defects that are left...

How to Avoid Electrical Injury and Death
Safety
Monday April 6 2015

How to Avoid Electrical Injury and Death

Each year throughout Australia, there are numerous electrical accidents at work involving electric shock, many of which are fatal.

Implications of the Model WHS Legislation
Safety
Monday February 2 2015

Implications of the Model WHS Legislation

The consequences of the model WHS (Work Health and Safety) legislation on electrical safety are quite startling, but they have not yet been realised.

Insulation death left Garrett ‘gutted’
Residential
Thursday May 15 2014

Insulation death left Garrett ‘gutted’

Former environment minister Peter Garrett says he was "gutted" by the first of four deaths under Labor's home insulation program.