Construction Safety Action Plan

Initiatives to protect apprentices working on South Australian construction sites will be a key focus of an industry action plan developed by the State’s Work Health and Safety regulator as part of a push to improve health and safety within the sector. To coincide with National Tradies Health Month, SafeWork SA has released its Construction…

Survey Winners

Congratulations to National 1 Plumbing & Maintenance on winning the voucher for the Host Employer Survey and 4th year plumbing apprentice Frankie Gerace from JL & JK Bevan Plumbing on winning the apprentice voucher. Vouchers will be delivered by Field Consultants in the coming weeks.

Industry Safety Alert

Plumbing Apprentices receiving electric shocks from using electrical equipment or performing restricted electrical work. In the last 6 months, several incidents have been reported by apprentice plumbers re-sulting in them receiving an electrical shock. Each incident has a different root cause and each has a learning we can take from it. An apprentice received an…

Aaron Moncrieff

Aaron Moncrieff You finished your apprenticeship with TAPS in January 2012 what have you been doing since then? Since finishing my apprenticeship in 2012 I have completed my certificate 4 in plumbing to become a master plumber. Not long after finishing my apprenticeship I started up my own business and began sub contracting. I then…

Denis Hebbard

Retirement of a Plumbing legend

CEO Michael Wakefield and the staff of TAPS, would like to congratulate Denis Hebbard of J H Hebbard Pty Ltd on his extraordinary career in the Industry. The Hebbard family business has served our Industry well with over 50 years of dedication, passion, contribution and commitment. Denis has given years of his time to the…