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Powerline incidents prompt safety warning

WorkSafe Victoria is urging employers operating mobile machinery near overhead power lines to put safety first following a spate of electric shock incidents and near misses. Since November 2020, one...

electrical licensing disciplinary action

Electrical licensing disciplinary actions

The Queensland Electrical Safety committee has instituted a range of electrical licensing disciplinary procedures on seven electricians for failing to manage a range of safety related actions at...

Arccing from continuous miner cable

Continuous miner cable arcing

The NSW Regulator has drawn attention to potential arcing issues with continuous miner cables after an arc incident. According to the regulator, a damaged continuous miner cable arced when a worker...

10 miners are trapped in a Pakistan coal mine

Miners trapped in Pakistan coal mine

Ten miners are trapped underground following an electrical fire at a Pakistan coal mine. Mines rescue teams have reportedly been hampered by the fire and increasing Carbon Monoxide levels in the mine...

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Solar farm safety ramps up in Queensland

The Queensland Government is providing subsidised training for electrical workers to assist in improving solar farm safety for workers and improve compliance as a new code of practice is rolled out...

Dozer incident

Dozer contacts 6.6kV electrical cable

NSW Resources Regulator has reported that a dozer came into contact with electrical equipment at an open cut coal mine in NSW.

Safety Recall of Infinity Electrical Cable Nationwide

Eighteen electrical retailers and wholesalers have today recalled Infinity cables after they failed electrical safety standards due to poor quality plastic insulation coating. All sizes and...

AMSJ April 2022