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Recent prosecutions in Queensland’s Industrial Magistrates Court serve as a powerful reminder to those putting lives at risk by not working within the law. In one case, a laundry business was fined $5000 after a worker was burned when he contacted the live wires of a rigged up series test lamp. The business owner had
We are excited to announce that we can now provide a complete asset compliance management solution called MyAssetRegister. MyAssetRegister is a fully comprehensive online asset register, which can help maintain your compliance requirements with a complete test and safety equipment asset management system. To access MyAssetRegister, we will issue you a unique company username and password login to access your customer portal. From here,
(Original Post from Master Calibrators) Better safe than sorry. It’s a phrase you’ve probably heard since you were young and you’ve probably heard it said so often that it’s lost a bit of its meaning by now. But what if being safe rather than sorry was a matter of life and death? Well when it comes
At Mobile Test ‘n’ Cal, we have had more than one query regarding the use of Sharpie permanent marker pens on height safety equipment and whether or not it is detrimental to the equipment. To put some of these queries at ease, we are happy to say it has been proven that it is in fact
We recently had an enquiry as to whose responsibility it is when it comes to having your meters and electrical safety equipment tested and calibrated. Is it the obligation of the employer or the employee? It’s a great question that we’ll be answering in today’s Powertalk article. In order to give our clients and readers
Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla may be a name that you’ve never actually heard, but if you’re an electrician, it’s a name that probably has more of a bearing on your day to day than you think. Tesla was born in Croatia in 1856 and was known as an inventor, a physicist, an electrical and mechanical
Checkboxes versus Calibrations In some parts of the electrical industry, there is a misunderstanding that a meter check using a checkbox can be deemed as a calibration, be considered equivalent to a full calibration, or even replace calibrations. This document has been put together to show why this not true, and whilst check boxes do
Electrically Insulated EWP Trucks require regular, 6 monthly, re-testing as per AS/NZS1418.10:2011 to ensure the insulation properties are still providing protection to workers in the bucket. They also require a higher level of testing, known as Acceptance testing every 10 years, and also after an incident or rebuild.
It has been out since 2011, but there is still much confusion about the implications of AS4836 (AS/NZS4836:2011) on the entire electrical industry. The largest changes from a safety perspective, and in particular that of personal protection, come in the area of Arc Flash protection.
In this digitally advanced world, every business should maintain a strong social media presence to achieve success. Success is not measured in how many likes or shares, success is measured in how many leads or customers you gain from social media. If you are looking to create an impact on your target audience’s mind, and
When it comes to paying the bills, not every client acts responsibly. Businesses face a challenge when their clients are purposely avoiding them and not making their payments on time. Although sometimes missed payments are an honest mistake, most of the time these are deliberate. This issue can cause a lot of problems for businesses