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If You Ever Have an Electrical Emergency Know these 6 Tips

Electrical fires are different to some other fires and need to be dealt with carefully, explained build.com.au. Here are some safety tips to keep in mind.

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Why the Authorities Think You Need a Photelectric Smoke Alarm

Residents should replace their old smoke alarms with photoelectric alternatives, according to the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service. Why? Photoelectric alarms provide earlier warning for fires that are slow burning or smouldering. They can also detect a wide variety of fires.

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3 of the Best Surge Protectors You Need Now

A quality surge protector is something that everyone needs but not enough people get in time to protect their equipment in a disaster. The devices safeguard appliances in the event of power surges, brownouts or other power problems.

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Which Jobs Have Women Earning More Than Men? The Results are Surprising

You might not think that women in male-dominated positions like electricians and mechanics are raking in the money, but these and other surprising jobs are ones where women make more money than men. News.com.au looked at data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and listed some jobs where women earn more than their male counterparts. […]

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The Risks and Preventative Measures for Electrical Hazards in Mines

Opal mine and related processing plant managers need to be especially mindful of electrical risks, explained theridgenews.com.au. The risks Mine sites can leave workers at risk of electrocution, arc blast injuries, or harm from flammable gas and dust.

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5 Business Safety Essentials

There are a few essential items businesses need to keep the workplace safe, wrote Digital Journal. Insurance agency Gowrie Group made a list of some of the items that can protect businesses from losses, liabilities and exposures to lawsuits. 1. Fire extinguishers. Fire extinguishers need to be in an obvious, easy to access location and in […]

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What do You Need to do to Become an Electrician?

Budding electricians need to follow a few key steps in order to break into the industry, wrote Apprenticepower, a site dedicated to helping Australian apprentices. The most important step is to complete an electrical apprenticeship. This can be done through a company or via a Group Training Organisation.

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6 Super Tips for Saving Power at Home

There are a range of things people can do to save power at home. 1) Turn off computers and TVs at the wall. These should be unplugged when not in use. Standby power can be around 5% to 10% of the average power bill.

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Proper Wiring Insulation is a Matter of Life and Death

Electrical wires need to be insulated to protect them from damage and interference from electrical fields. Build.com.au explained some of the problems that can occur when wiring ages. As time passes, insulation can be worn down or eaten away by pests. The wearing away of insulation has been responsible for many house fires and electrocutions and […]

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SA Government Explains Why You Need a Qualified Electrician

People should always use a qualified electrician to carry out electrical installations, rather than trying to do the work themselves. According to The Government of South Australia’s website, carrying out the work without proper training is illegal and very dangerous. Licensed electricians have the equipment and knowledge they need to carry out electrical safely. Upon completion, […]

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