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PAT Tester Review
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PAT Tester Review: The Aussie Made TRISAN Portable Appliance Testers

The importance of regular safety checks and testing of plugs and corded portable electrical appliances. Often called testing and tagging or test and tag. The Australian Standard and official name is AS/NZS3760-2010 – In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment, this standard is also a guide on the process and the frequency of testing. …

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Five ways to being a great service tech
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Five (5) Ways to be a great service technician & not just a tradesman

Not Just Good Service but Great Service! When I started my last service business, we specialised in commercial catering equipment installations, maintenance, repairs and service. I was an electrical contractor first, and then 40 years ago I progressed into an electrical/special class control and electronics and then 32 years ago added a full gas fitting …

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The consequences of not working safely
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The consequences of not working safely

Over the past few months there has been several electrical fatalities. The consequences of not working safely have never been more pertinent. Recently a refrigeration mechanic sustained a fatal electric shock whilst working on a warehouse roof. Apparently he was unlicensed.  If the employer doesn’t have a robust system and has all his checks in …

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The race to claim hydrogen as the next green fuel
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The Race To Claim Hydrogen As The Next Green Fuel – for Gas Fitting Plumbers, Vehicles Techs or Electricians

It is great to see that there are several organisations vying for the lead in the development of hydrogen technology, and hydrogen as a green fuel. There seems to be several claims, which at first glance seem viable. During my recent visit  to Canberra, we were privy to take a tour of the Hydrogen Test …

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Synchrotech Gas Stationary Engines
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Supporting Our Training Partners: Synchrotech Gas Stationary Engines Course (Training Unit)

Gas Stationary Engines course students and employers get more time earning while learning…beam me up Scotty! One of the biggest issues we all have is we do not have the time to be in a training room, how can we learn when we need to earn money? Do you hear yourself saying… My boss won’t …

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Australian Standards - What are your obligations?
Australian Standards

The importance of having access to the correct Australian Standards – what are your obligations?

As a licensed Gas Fitter, Electrician, Type B Gas Fitter, Restricted Electrical or test and tag person, your obligation is to have access to all the relevant Australian standards to effectively complete your work as a licensed person safely and compliantly. It’s the law. What are the consequences when you do not abide by the …

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