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How Insulated Mats Protect You in High-Voltage Environments

Working with electricity and high-voltage equipment is a naturally risky environment. It’s essential that protective equipment is used to minimise these risks after other hierarchies of control have been followed of course. In this blog, we’ll discuss the properties of insulated mats and how they can protect you from high-voltage injuries. Explaining insulated mats An … Read more

AS/NZS 2225 (1994) replaced by IEC60903:2020 for Electrical Insulating Gloves

As of March 2020 AS/NZS 2225:1994 has been formally replaced by AS/NZS IEC 60903:2020. This new standard is applicable across Australia and New Zealand and replaces AS/NZS 2225:1994 in regards to electrical insulating gloves. This revision encompasses the design, manufacture, testing and inspection of “electrical insulating gloves that provide protection of the worker against electric … Read more

Why It’s Important to Inspect Fall Arrest Equipment

Working at heights is often necessary and without proper safety equipment, it’s also dangerous. We explain why it’s essential to inspect your fall arrest equipment regularly, how it’s done and whether inspection tagging is required. Inspecting equipment saves lives Fall arrest equipment – such as harnesses, lanyards, pole straps and karabiners – are designed to … Read more

5 Reasons Regular Testing of Electrical Gloves, Sleeves & Mats is Essential

Electrical PPE and insulated equipment requires regular testing, at least every 6 months. This may feel too often, but it’s important to maintain this schedule for the safety of your workers and the compliance of your business. Here are 5 reasons to regularly test your electrical gloves, sleeves and mats. Reason 1: Safety Insulated equipment … Read more

3 Reasons Why Even the Best Electrical Equipment Requires Regular Testing and Calibration

There isn’t a good electrical tradesperson out there who doesn’t stand by the importance of using electrical equipment that is high-quality. This isn’t necessarily measured by how much your tools cost, but regardless of their price tags, it’s important to regularly check that they are safe to operate and provide accurate results. You may be … Read more

VENTILATOR MANUFACTURERS: Offer of support during COVID-19

If you know are an Australian or New Zealand businesses that is retooling your manufacturing to make ventilators or upscaling your current ventilator manufacturing capacity, please let us know. We want to assist in any way we can. Supplying Techs for pre-dispatch QC/calibration of ventilators or lending calibration equipment to allow in-house QC/calibration at greater … Read more