Electrical Shocks – Safety Alert

During 2018, 7 electrical shock incidents have been reported by TAPS apprentice plumbers. Below are the details with some of them and each has a learning we can take from it. Incident 1 – While draining water from a ceiling mounted hot water tank, the apprentice lent on the tank with one arm and grabbed…

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…