Switching cubicle explodes in residential area
A Safety Reminder for Members
In 2017, the life of Brisbane handyman Stephen Viner was cut tragically short when he entered a flooded basement to check on malfunctioning pumps.
When a Coroner's report found his death was caused by improperly decommissioned electrical equipment, Stephen's daughter-in-law reached out to share his story — hoping it could serve as a warning, and protect others working with electricity from the fate that befell Stephen.
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There are plenty of ups on for lift mechanics.Read More >
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This is why safety is important
Safety is absolute number one priority in our trades. It comes before anything else.
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End the lethal workplace
Every year about 200 Australians go to work and don’t come home. It's time for bosses who neglect safety to be held properly accountable by industrial manslaughter laws, writes ETU national secretary Allen Hicks in this piece published in the Daily Telegraph on April 29, 2016.Read More >