Electrical equipment in the home

General safe use advice for electrical appliances intended for household and similar use with voltage 250V or less for single phase appliances and 480V for other appliances. This advice is not intended to replace specific manufacturers' information but can be used as a general guide. This advice does not cater for young children or people…
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Don’t do your own electrical work

It's just not worth the risk While you may think you can 'save' a couple of dollars by 'having a go'… Stop – and ask yourself – is it worth risking your life or that of a loved one? Not only is it breaking the law, but you could also be jeopardising your insurance! Even…
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Stay safer up there, switch off down here

There are serious electrical safety risks in ceiling spaces. Whether you are a homeowner or a tradie, there is one simple thing you can do to make it safer before you go up into the ceiling space – turn off all the main power switches at the switchboard. Stay safer up there, switch off down…
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