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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

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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

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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

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Everything You Need to Know About EWP Testing

Elevated work platforms (EWP) such as scissor lifts, boom lifts and telehandlers are important pieces of machinery that must be tested regularly to ensure safety. In this blog, we’ll cover the five types of EWP testing that should feature in your schedule, as well as the specialised electrical testing that Mobile Test ‘n’ Cal regularly

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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

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5 Tips to Extend Your Hot Stick’s Life

High Voltage Testing is required at regular intervals to ensure that the insulation to a power source is providing adequate protection. To do this test a piece of equipment called a hot stick is required, however it is important that the hot stick is maintained, not just for safety (which is imperative) but also to

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AFR Fast 100 for 3 Years!

We are excited to announce that the team at Mobile Test ‘n’​ Cal just achieved something special. The business was this week listed in The Australian Financial Review Fast 100 for the third time running. 2019 – 41st fastest-growing privately held company in AUS 2018 – 64th fastest-growing privately held company in AUS 2017 –

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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

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COVID-19 Equipment Care

With the current issues around COVID-19 and the ease at which transmission can occur, we wanted to put some tips together on how to avoid spread within workplaces (especially essential services) that use shared equipment, tools and PPE. Test and Measurement Instruments and Tools that are shared should be regularly wiped down and sanitised after

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We are an Essential Service and can operate during covid-19

To give security to our clients, after review of the Essential Services Acts in various states, Mobile Test ‘n’ Cal is classed as an essential service and shall continue to trade during this period. Service providers within the water and electricity distribution sector are required to ensure the operation continuity of such services. If any

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