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Date PostedMay 27, 2018

Electrical Safety Rules Revision in Effect

Following a number of tragic incidents in homes and buildings, the area of electrical safety has come under the spotlight.

In order to keep guidelines for construction of modern homes up to date and effective, we will see a number of changes and updates being introduced to the revised Electrical Wiring Standards of Australia (AS/NZS 3000) in the coming months.

One of the major changes in the rules for new homeowners, builders and electrical contractors, is the fitting of RCDs, or safety switches to all electrical circuits, including hardwired devices or appliances such as air-conditioning systems, electric cooker ovens, pool pumps and other hardwired units that previously were exempt.

Safety switches can help avoid potential electric shock or electrocution but the chance of an electrical fire is also minimised.

Find out more https://thewest.com.au/lifestyle/new-homes/switched-on-to-new-electrical-safety-standards-ng-b88831265z

Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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