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Second Company Fined After Apprentice Seriously Burnt

A plumbing company was recently convicted and fined over an incident which resulted in an apprentice being seriously burned when he made contact with live power-lines. The company was the second business to be convicted and fined over the incident.

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Beware Risks of High Voltage Machinery

WorkSafe Queensland is reminding all workers about the risks of electric shock when using high voltage plant and machinery. The warning comes after 2 electrical workers were killed in Western Australia in 2015 in an explosion while they were maintaining

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Importance of Electrical Safety Highlighted

Friday 28 April was the World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day. Held annually, this year it coincided with Safe Work Australia’s World Day for Health and Safety at Work. One of the messages of

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Truck Drivers and Machinery Operators Warned About Power-lines

Due to a spike in the incidents of tipper trucks coming into contact with power-lines in New South Wales, Essential Energy is reminding all truck drivers and machinery operators to take particular care around the electricity network. According to General

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Worker Electrocuted while at Work

Electrocution is still one of the most common occurrences on construction sites and the risks associated with electrocution are heightened when they occur from a height. Sadly yet another worker has died after being electrocuted at a work site in

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Workers Walk off Site after Worker Injury

Workers on a Canberra construction site downed their tools and walked off their site after an incident which resulted in the electrocution of a fourth year apprentice. The apartment site in Canberra has become the centre of attention as many

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