|Posted on 26 February, 2020 at 23:05||comments (5568)|
Keep your famliy safe this Winter.
Winter is the perfect time to unpack the electrical blankets, plug in the heater, or curl up in front of the fire. As you keep warm, however, you’ll also want to pay extra attention to electrical safety. With the increased use of heaters and other appliances, winter can be more dangerous when it comes to electrical faults. Fortunately, it’s not difficult to take a few preventative measures to safeguard you and your family agains...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 8 April, 2017 at 20:55||comments (4698)|
Every year, 15 people are killed in Australian homes in electrical accidents that could have been prevented if a safety switch was fitted on the electrical circuit.
As many as 20 times that number of people are hospitalised with serious electrical injuries and burns. Find out how you can protect yourself in the free Switch Thinking Report.
Safety switches - also known as residual current circuit breakers (RC...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 8 April, 2017 at 20:15||comments (856)|
New smoke alarm laws now apply in Queensland New and substantially renovated homes are now required to have interconnected Australian Standard (AS) 3786-2014 photoelectric smoke alarms in all bedrooms, in hallways where bedrooms are connected, and on each and every level of the residence. This applies to homes where building applications were lodged after 1 January 2017. Requirements for other homes will be phased in over 10 years. Interconnected AS 3786-2014 photoelectric smoke alarms ...Read Full Post »