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Productivity drop off can be attributed to a number of things – some within our control, some not so much. Day to day or week-to-week ....

Testing and Tagging of appliances was traditionally the role of electricians on construction sites. The rise of testing and tagging as part of a comprehensive electrical safety management program has seen the growth and development of an industry dominated by

Although Australia is one nation, we currently have different Testing and Tagging legislation in each State of Australia. Legislation in most states is comparable; however the Testing and Tagging regulations in QLD differ greatly from the rest of the country.

Many people have been caught out with a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to testing and tagging. For example, the equipment used in a workshop of a manufacturing facility should be tested on a six-monthly basis, and unscrupulous test and tag providers have been known to test the entire facility on a six-monthly basis. It’s no wonder some businesses believe it is simply an add-on cost!

Much has been talked about with the 2012 introduction of the model WHS legislation in Australia.  Designed to reduce the complexity businesses operating across state borders, the model WHS legislation is, in theory, a no-brainer. 

Choosing your service provider can be hard.   Here are 10 reasons why we think you should trust the safety of your staff and customers with ATS.

ATS are delighted to announce we are a signatory to the FluoroCycle scheme.

In January 2012, the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) world as we knew it changed in Australia with the introduction of the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act and model Work Health and Safety Regulations. Designed to achieve harmonisation of WHS laws around Australia, this legislation was designed to replace State specific OHS legislation.

This article featured in the Summer 2010 Edition of Electrical Connection magazine.

This article was first published in Electrical Connection in April 2010