16 04, 2024

Overcoming Onboarding Challenges for Electrotechnology Businesses

2024-04-16T14:52:54+10:00

Electrotechnology businesses operate within a high-stakes environment where the safety of workers requires a total commitment to the right procedures and equipment. This is not just a bureaucratic exercise but a critical aspect of safeguarding employees and optimising business operations. One key area is onboarding of new employees. Some of the key considerations to do [...]

Overcoming Onboarding Challenges for Electrotechnology Businesses2024-04-16T14:52:54+10:00
1 04, 2024

How to Ensure Your Workwear Fits Correctly

2024-04-01T16:20:32+11:00

Ensuring that your safety wear fits correctly is not just a matter of comfort; it’s a critical component of workplace safety. Properly fitted workwear can protect you from hazards, while ill-fitting gear can impede movement and even lead to accidents. For employers it’s important to make sure that any equipment provided to employees is properly-fitted [...]

How to Ensure Your Workwear Fits Correctly2024-04-01T16:20:32+11:00
8 03, 2024

The Future of Workplace Safety In Australia: Trends To Watch In 2024

2024-03-08T18:54:49+11:00

At the start of any year, business leaders typically sit down to consider the year ahead, what new trends they might need to look out for, and where their business priorities lie. There is one constant that is a given, though: safety is paramount. It was critically important in 2023, and that will be no [...]

The Future of Workplace Safety In Australia: Trends To Watch In 20242024-03-08T18:54:49+11:00
19 02, 2024

The Impact Of Weather On Workplace Safety Wear

2024-02-19T18:02:12+11:00

On work sites, it’s not just the risk of arc flashes, chemicals and other hazards that need to be considered. There are more natural risks and challenges too, including (but not limited to) heat stress, cold exposure, wetness, wind, and sunburn. Not only are these risks in themselves, but they can also alter the risks [...]

The Impact Of Weather On Workplace Safety Wear2024-02-19T18:02:12+11:00
19 01, 2024

How to manage electrical lockout kits on-site

2024-01-19T19:59:19+11:00

Electrical lockout kits are an essential part of ensuring safety on-site when working with electrical equipment. Lockout kits provide a way to physically isolate an energy source, and therefore precent the accidental or unauthorised energisation of equipment that can lead to electrocution, fires, or other hazards. It’s an essential safety tool that must be kept [...]

How to manage electrical lockout kits on-site2024-01-19T19:59:19+11:00
19 01, 2024

Will Automation and AI Make Work Sites Safer?

2024-01-19T19:57:35+11:00

In recent years, artificial intelligence (AI) and automation have become hot topics that have captivated industries around the world. They have found their way into discussions about workplace safety because they promise to increase efficiency, productivity, and innovation. They are something that we hear from our clients and partners at NECA, too. There is very [...]

Will Automation and AI Make Work Sites Safer?2024-01-19T19:57:35+11:00
15 01, 2024

Shielding from Harm: The Role of Electrical Insulating Gloves in Worker Safety

2024-01-15T20:41:53+11:00

To ensure that your workers are as safe as possible on work sites, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is, of course, pivotal. We all know that, but it’s surprising how often people – both workers and even site managers – are not aware of what, specific, pieces of PPE are required for the circumstances of the [...]

Shielding from Harm: The Role of Electrical Insulating Gloves in Worker Safety2024-01-15T20:41:53+11:00
15 01, 2024

Safe and Sound: Protecting Against Noise Risk On Worksites

2024-01-15T20:25:54+11:00

Electricians, like many other professionals within the construction and industrial sectors, are at risk of any number of things while on site. One particularly concerning but sometimes overlooked risk is noise-induced hearing loss. This common issue arises from prolonged exposure to high levels of noise or sudden exposure to intensely loud sounds. Sometimes we don’t [...]

Safe and Sound: Protecting Against Noise Risk On Worksites2024-01-15T20:25:54+11:00
15 01, 2024

Workplace Safety In 2024: Getting Off On The Right Foot

2024-01-15T19:10:10+11:00

Workplace safety never comes off the agenda, of course. It is something that the Australian government and industry bodies take very seriously, and that will continue into 2024. Here are some of the key trends to keep an eye out for in the New Year: Legislation: The Work Health and Safety Act, which was updated in [...]

Workplace Safety In 2024: Getting Off On The Right Foot2024-01-15T19:10:10+11:00
25 10, 2023

Elevating Workplace Safety: The Significance Of Fall Protection Equipment On The Job

2023-10-25T22:11:15+11:00

In the world of construction and electrical contracting, safety is paramount. This includes when working from hights. Too often people think “working from heights” means skyscraper construction and similar, but the reality is that a fall from a single storey high can cause serious harm, and any work site that involves work from even that [...]

Elevating Workplace Safety: The Significance Of Fall Protection Equipment On The Job2023-10-25T22:11:15+11:00

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