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Officeworks USB recall another important reminder about safety

A national voluntary product recall of USB chargers by Officeworks Ltd is another important reminder about electrical safety and the dangers of using faulty and non-compliant electrical parts and products, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA), Mr Suresh Manickam said today. MORE

School Student National Awards, 2014

In order to create greater awareness amongst school students, parents and careers advisors of the enormous range of opportunities available in the electrical sector, NECA has been running this awards program for more than 10 years now. MORE

Victoria’s best electricians and projects named at Excellence Awards

Today, the best Victorian electrical and communications contractors were recognised at the annual electrical industry Excellence Awards hosted by peak Australian industry body the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA). MORE

Top-4 Victorian Electrical Apprentices named for 2014

Four electrical apprentices – who have demonstrated consistent levels of excellence throughout their training, will be recognised by Australia’s peak electrical industry association, the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA), tonight at the annual Apprentice of the Year Awards, held at Crown Melbourne. MORE

See what “Dave” – the electrical contractor, has to say about the dangers of installing non-compliant products!

Over the next two months NECA will be running a radio advertising campaign to highlight the importance of using a qualified electrician and only installing Australia-compliant products. MORE

Energy price rises highlight the need for action

A recent suggestion from an independent advisory group arguing for a radical shake up of energy pricing structures highlights the need for mandatory energy audits and Government action to assist consumers to purchase more energy efficient devices, the Chief Executive Officer of National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA), Mr Suresh Manickam has said today. MORE

Non-compliant USB charger

“The dangers of using non-compliant electrical products at home have been further highlighted by the death of a Central Coast woman using a faulty USB phone charger,” said the Chief Executive Officer of the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA), Mr Suresh Manickam. MORE

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