Posted by on July 3rd, 2012 •  0 Comments  • 

Safety switches provide protection against injuries caused by electricity. Many of the fatalities caused by electricity could be easily prevented by installing a safety switch. A safety switch is designed to save lives by monitoring power flow and making sure it is even. When a person comes into direct contact with electricity, electricity is directed through their body to earth. This causes a loss in the amount of electricity in the electrical circuit (the path for the flow of electricity). A s...

Posted by on June 25th, 2012 •  0 Comments  • 

In the winter months, we tend to bring out the old electric blankets or the old dusty electric heaters, or other electrical appliances to help keep the family warm. However, it's important before commencing use of these electrics, that they are inspected and tested for any visible damage, i.e. cords frayed; build up of dust, etc. Thoroughly cleaning these electrical appliances and making sure they are ready for safe use is one way of minimizing the risk of electric shocks, severe injuries, burns...

Posted by on June 7th, 2012 •  0 Comments  • 

As prescribed in the Occupational Health and Safety Act, employers have a duty of care to provide a safe work environment for their employees. Part of this duty of care is to test and tag all electrical equipment. Faulty electrical devices in the office or factory represent a huge risk to anyone who may come into contact with them. Prolux Electrical Contractors provide a complete testing and tagging service, providing you with peace of mind and ensuring your employees a safe place of work. ...

Posted by on June 5th, 2012 •  0 Comments  • 

It is your legal responsibility to ensure the safety of your employees and clients by complying with the Australia Standards for all commercial and industrial and or office buildings to have installed emergency and exit lighting systems. In a serious incident, exit & emergency lighting systems can play a big part in preventing life threatening injuries and/or death in some circumstances. Just like in your personal home, you are required to install smoke detectors to ensure the safety of y...

Posted by on May 15th, 2012 •  0 Comments  • 

When using power boards, power points or extensions cords it’s important to make sure you take the necessary safety precautions to minimise the risk of electric shock, severe injuries or even death.  Faulty appliances with damaged or frayed cords should be thrown away or replaced. Overloading power board’s and power points will create the risk of fires, damage to property, damage to appliances/electronics and risk of severe injuries to persons. If you find yourself using too many power boar...

Posted by on May 3rd, 2012 •  0 Comments  • 

Smoke alarms are a compulsory method to reducing the risk of injuries or death in a house fire. They are designed to save lives and protect property from the powerful destruction of fire. Smoke detectors should be installed to detect smoke before it reaches sleeping occupants, therefore its best installed near bedrooms, main living areas and of course in the kitchen. To ensure smoke alarms are effective it is important that they and regularly inspected and tested, along with maintenance to any s...
Being nominated for the 2012 Telstra Business Awards, is a fantastic achievement. The Telstra Business Awards are designed to help businesses boost their national profile and expand their networks. We are very pleased with our nomination and looking forward to what it may bring!...