Electrical Module

Electrical Module

Electrical Module
Working in the electrical industry is dangerous. To keep safe, there are four basic rules you must remember.
  1. Only licensed electrical workers can legally perform electrical work.
  2. Apprentices and trainees must be supervised by a qualified electrical worker at all times.
  3. You must be properly trained and given clear instructions on how to work safely.
  4. Your employer should make sure that equipment is well maintained.

Be aware!

33%

of work-related injuries in this industry happened to young workers who are between the ages of 15 and 24.

Working in the electrical industry is dangerous. To keep safe, there are four basic rules you must remember.
  1. Only licensed electrical workers can legally perform electrical work.
  2. Apprentices and trainees must be supervised by a qualified electrical worker at all times.
  3. You must be properly trained and given clear instructions on how to work safely.
  4. Your employer should make sure that equipment is well maintained.

Be aware!

33%

of work-related injuries in this industry happened to young workers who are between the ages of 15 and 24.

Top incident causing injuries were from:

Being hit by moving objects
0%
Falling from height
0%
Hitting stationary objects
0%
Being hit by falling objects
0%
Muscular stress
0%
Hitting moving objects
0%
Slips, trips and falls
0%
Being trapped by moving machinery and equipment
0%

Other hazardous areas to look out for:

Source: WorkCover WA (2020). Workers’ compensation Western Australian claims data 2014-15 to 2018-19

Note: Calculation based on a five-year total from 2014-15 to 2018-19. Based on the percentage of all incidents, the combination of all injuries is not equal to 100%

Injuries are measured by number of LTI/Ds (1+days/shifts lost)

SmartMove electrical services industry is classified under ANZSIC 2006 – Class 3232

Source: WorkCover WA (2020). Workers’ compensation Western Australian claims data 2014-15 to 2018-19

Note: Calculation based on a five-year total from 2014-15 to 2018-19. Based on the percentage of all incidents, the combination of all injuries is not equal to 100%

Injuries are measured by number of LTI/Ds (1+days/shifts lost)

SmartMove electrical services industry is classified under ANZSIC 2006 – Class 3232

There are many ways to protect yourself and be safe in this industry.

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There are many ways to protect yourself and be safe in this industry.

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