03 May 2018

Designers and installers of PV installations need to ensure cables and cable connectors being used in the PV installation will be operating within voltage ratings specified by the manufacturer. This is so the cables and connectors will not be electrically stressed and breakdown through exposure to voltages higher than they are designed for. PV cables and connectors must have the followi...

02 May 2018

In March 2018, a 19 year old worker sustained fracture injuries to both kneecaps, partially severed fingers on one hand and a severe laceration to his calf when he fell approximately three metres from a roof. An edge protection system was installed around the roof perimeter. The system was erected by a scaffolder and consisted of a post and rail setup. Scaffold components were used to c...