Homeowners, tradies ‘ignoring’ dangerous Infinity cable

Article by Insurance News   About 2300km of potentially deadly Infinity electrical cable remains in thousands of homes, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) warns.   The product, imported from China, was recalled in 2014 after tests showed its poor-quality plastic insulation breaks down over time, leading to electric shocks or fires.   Retailers and suppliers report electricians and …

Protection of adjoining properties

Article: Victoria Building Authority What have we found? The VBA’s Proactive Inspections Program has identified sites where excavation work has been completed without the required protection measures in place to protect adjoining properties from the effects of unstable site cuts, such as retaining walls/site batters. In many instances, these situations are identified a few months into the building process. Remember, …