Hazard alert – installing underfloor insulation
Issue 31 – September 2011
Recently a worker risked electrocution while installing insulation under a house. A temporary employee working for a domestic insulation contractor passed out after receiving an electric shock while installing underfloor insulation. The employee was installing a non-conductive insulation product under a house when he accidently stapled through an electrical cable. The Department of Labour is currently investigating the matter.
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DR AS/NZS 1337.4 CP Personal eye-protection equipment – Filters and eye protectors against laser radiation (laser eye-protectors) (Revision of AS/NZS 1337.4:2004)
To specify performance requirements, test methods, marking requirements, selection and use of personal eye-protectors against laser radiation in the spectral range 180 nm to 1000 micrometre.