Continued guidance on electrical safety standards remains available following the automatic expiry of three electrical safety codes of practice on 1 January 2020.
In October 2019, a man died on a rural property died after being crushed by the tractor he was operating. Initial findings suggest he was reversing the tractor into a deep excavation, when for reasons yet to be established, the tractor rolled.
In November 2019, a truck driver sustained serious lacerations to his leg when he was struck by building materials which had fallen off a pallet.
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In November, a young child was submerged underwater for less than two minutes at a supervised public pool. On-duty lifeguards administered CPR until QAS officers arrived and took over. The child was taken to hospital and later passed away.
Following a review of restricted electrical work licences (RELs), you will see a few changes to how it looks when you renew and receive your new licence card.
In October 2019, a compact track loader (commonly known as a posi-track or bobcat) was moving spoil on a construction site when it reversed into a worker who suffered serious leg injuries.
- Last updated
- 29 May 2017