Category: Australian Standards

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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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