Electrical safety: protecting you and your workmates

Matt, a fourth year electrical apprentice, takes a minute to share what he’s learnt about staying safe around electricity. 

About this seminar 

Electrical shocks are a major cause of serious injury or death in the trade industry. 

This video reminds viewers to take the time to consider a number of things before starting work around electricity, like checking for a current test tag and any cable damage; plugging your tools into an RCD box; and following the Safe Work Method Statements.It is also important to remember to remove distractions and make sure you are OK to work safely. 

Tradies - add safety to your toolkit. 

Who is this seminar for? 

This video is helpful to tradies, particularly electricians and apprentices who work closely with electricity and wiring. 

About the presenters 

Matt is a fourth year electrical apprentice. 

Supporting information

Document type
Video and audio
Tag by Topic
Identify, assess and control hazards
Workers' stories
Young workers