In this edition: Safe Work and Return to Work Awards 2020 cancelled, Regulatory approach to Australian WHS legislation for COVID-19, Vehicle loading crane compliance campaign, Farm safety calendar competition opens for Queensland school kids, Workplace psychological health considerations during COVID-19, and much more.
Electrical contractors are responsible for selecting and installing a suitable safety switch for the equipment connected to the circuit.
An electrical contractor has been fined $30,000 for unsafe electrical practices after a recent hearing in the Brisbane Magistrates Court.
In February and March 2020, the Electrical Licensing Committee took disciplinary action against five licence holders.
In February 20120, a man was crushed to death while doing mechanical repairs on a truck. Initial enquiries indicate he was under the truck when it inadvertently rolled forward and fell off a hydraulic bottle jack, fatally striking him.
With household budgets squeezed at the moment, Queensland’s Electrical Safety Office is reminding everyone not to take risky and illegal shortcuts with home electrical jobs.
- Last updated
- 29 May 2017