Safety Tips for Christmas Lighting!
December is a time for Christmas cheer and during this period many families choose to turn their homes into joyous festive displays. Last year Leading Electrical WA featured on Channel 9 news after a Perth family was left homeless after second-hand Christmas lights caused a fire at their eastern suburbs home. Fortunately no one was hurt, but surely this wasn't the type of Christmas they expected. During this period its important to remember safety, especially electrical safet
Testing and Tagging: What it is and why you need it?
Test and Tag is the name given to the process of checking the safety of portable electrical appliances. It involves two parts: first visually inspecting the appliance for any damage, followed by electrically testing it with a Portable Appliance Tester. The primary reason behind doing testing and tagging is to ensure the safety of the people in the workplace coming into contact with the appliance, while also minimising the risk of an electrical hazard. The AS/NZS 3760 is the A
Halogen Lighting: Why you should switch to LED's Today!
The halogen light bulb or lamp is a type of incandescent lamp which uses a halogen gas in order to increase both light output and rated life. Halogen lamps get hotter than regular incandescent lamps because the heat is concentrated on a smaller envelope surface, and because the surface is closer to the filament. This high temperature is essential to their operation but because they operates at very high temperatures, it can pose fire and burn hazards. In Australia, numerous h