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by Vested Utility
Thu Oct 22, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Industry news
Topic: VIC-Apprentice killed working live
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Views: 7556

VIC-Apprentice killed working live

ESV is reminding all electrical workers of the dangers of working live following the recent death of an apprentice. The 21-year-old, third-year apprentice died last month while carrying out weekend electrical work unsupervised in the roof of an acquaintance's house. It appears a fault in the back of...
by Vested Utility
Sat Oct 10, 2015 9:29 pm
Forum: Industry news
Topic: QLD-SKL electrical cables prohibition
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Views: 7769

QLD-SKL electrical cables prohibition

This alert is to inform electrical workers and consumers of a prohibition notice issued to prevent sale and/or installation of some SKL brand thermo-plastic sheath (TPS) electrical cables marked 2013. These cables were imported and supplied by SKL Cables Australia Pty Ltd. Background An issue has be...
by Vested Utility
Wed Oct 07, 2015 9:55 pm
Forum: Industry news
Topic: QLD-Solar power systems product recall
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Views: 7352

QLD-Solar power systems product recall

Purpose The Electrical Safety Office reminds electrical workers and contractors performing work on solar photovoltaic systems of recalled DC isolators that may still be installed. This advice has been issued to inform electrical workers and consumers of: A product recall prohibitions issued by the E...
by Vested Utility
Thu Aug 06, 2015 6:31 pm
Forum: Industry news
Topic: WA-Electrical switchboard manufacturer fined $180,000 after workers seriously injured in factory falls
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Views: 6734

WA-Electrical switchboard manufacturer fined $180,000 after workers seriously injured in factory falls

A Hazelmere manufacturer of electrical switchboards and switch rooms has been fined $180,000 by the Midland Magistrates Court after two workers were seriously injured when they fell from a scissor lift. HVLV Pty Ltd (in liquidation) was found guilty of failing to provide and maintain a safe working ...
by Vested Utility
Thu Jun 18, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Industry news
Topic: WA-Fire risk for homes and businesses with inferior electric cabling
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Views: 6416

WA-Fire risk for homes and businesses with inferior electric cabling

Some WA homes and business premises may be facing a serious fire risk if they have had sub-standard electrical cabling installed which is not replaced soon. In August last year, the inferior cabling imported by Infinity Cable Co Pty Ltd (in liquidation) was the subject of a national recall, with abo...
by Vested Utility
Mon Mar 23, 2015 8:40 pm
Forum: Industry news
Topic: WA-EnergySafety issues second Order following Morley Galleria Shopping Centre explosion
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Views: 6660

WA-EnergySafety issues second Order following Morley Galleria Shopping Centre explosion

nergySafety has issued additional safety precautions for the type of high voltage (HV) switches involved in the 3 February Morley Galleria Shopping Centre explosion. The first Order pertained to only Long & Crawford Manchester switchgear. EnergySafety has now extended the Order to all HV oil-ins...
by Vested Utility
Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:06 am
Forum: Industry news
Topic: VIC-Infinity and Olsent electrical cables recalled
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Views: 6801

VIC-Infinity and Olsent electrical cables recalled

ESV wishes to advise that electrical retailers and wholesalers across Australia have today recalled Infinity electrical cables. The recall relates to all sizes and configurations of TPS and Orange Round Infinity mains power cables. Olsent power cables sourced from Infinity Cable Co Pty Ltd are also ...

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