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Date PostedMay 12, 2017

NT WorkSafe Workers to Ensure Safe Quality Rooftop Solar Installations

A new NT WorkSafe Program is aimed at ensuring rooftop solar installations in The Northern Territory are safe and properly done.

Given the 248 per cent increase in the number of Solar PV systems in the Northern Territory in the past 5 years, attention to solar rooftop installations safety is crucial.

In fact the NT is the only jurisdiction where solar PV installations continue to increase each year, and since the Top End is in a cyclone region, the NT has specific requirements for Solar PV installations to ensure safety during a cyclone.

As WorkSafe points out, the NT’s extreme climate means installation work and practices which are suitable in the southern states can cause issues in the NT.

Components can deteriorate faster in the NT and cause an electrical or fire risk, which is why installation must be done to meet conditions in the Territory.

See more at http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/04/nt-worksafe-moves-ensure-safe-quality-rooftop-solar-installations/#.WRTEFsaxUl1

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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