Tip of the Month- Assessing Lifting Equipment

The OHS act requires that lifting equipment be assessed and validated as fit for use. Remember a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Therefore when having lifting equipment inspected and certified you need to ensure it’s done from the beam or gantry that the lifting equipment is attached to, right down to

Electrical Safety when using Portable Lead Lights

It is important to follow these precautions when using portable light strings: Inspect Inspect the wiring and fixtures before stringing the lights or before they are energized or plugged in. Make sure the outer insulation is not damaged, the plug ends are intact, and the fixtures are not cracked. Ground The light-string must be grounded.