Issue 39 Autumn 2015
In the Autumn issue of energysafe we preview our new carbon monoxide awareness television commercial and tell you how to register for a free training course on measuring CO emissions. We also cover new electrical licence fees, safety concerns about butane “lunchbox” cookers, electrical guidelines for working on lifts and manual gas shut-off valves for high-rise tenancies.
Issue 38 Summer 2015
In this issue of EnergySafe we take a look at the consequences of unlicensed work, discuss the dangers asbestos is still posing to tradespeople more than a decade after it was banned in Australia and also detail a number of the recalls that are currently under way. For electricians, we take a look at the changes to ASNZS 5033 while gasfitters can learn about the national database of certified gas appliances.
Issue 37 Spring 2014
In the spring issue of EnergySafe, we take a look at how regional footy is helping to spread the look up and live message, discuss the new RIS for the 2015 Electric Line Clearance Regulations, and inform gasfitters about safe levels of CO exposure in the workplace. In other stories, we discuss LED light installation, take a look at competency-based training for electricians and also take a look at new options for complying with AS/NZS 5601.
Issue 36 Winter 2014
The July issue of Energy Safe takes a look at ESV’s new safety campaign for arborists and vegetation workers. There’s also a warning about the dangers of non-compliant switchboards, information on unapproved electrical appliances, and a story on the need to ensure cookers are well secured.
Issue 35 Autumn 2014
Welcome to our first online issue. In this issue you’ll find the results of ESV’s investigation into the Morwell Terminal Station incident, Victoria’s adoption of AS/NZS 5601.1 and 2, a story on solar alteration requirements, the new rules for Type A gas certification and compliance audits of Type B gas appliances. Enjoy!
Issue 34 Summer 2014
This issue takes a look at ESV’s new Look before you cook summer barbecue safety television commercial. Technical articles include de-energising a site with an advanced meter, gaining approval for mobile catering vehicles, plus your invitation to ESV’s forthcoming AS/NZS5601 roadshow presentations.
Issue 33 Spring 2013
In this issue we ask electricians to comment on proposed changes to the Wiring Rules, unveil ESV’s new children’s electrical safety website, take a look at ESV’s stand at the Royal Melbourne Show and explain why RCDs are a good idea.
Issue 32 Winter 2013
The winter issue of EnergySafe features a story on Vanessa Robinson’s quest to prevent deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning, takes a look at ESV’s new guide to vegetation management, details the new fees for licenses and COES, and explains the requirements relating to gas appliances in commercial kitchens.