It is often the simplest day in day out tasks that can bring on unpleasant surprises. Like backing out of the driveway and hitting the mail box. Flicking a stone when mowing. Trimming your eyebrows when lighting up the barbie.
WorkSafe has just release a Safety Alert on such a routine act: Refueling Portable Equipment. We’ve all done it many times but there are risks associated with this. Static electricity is one of those risks and the Safety Alert provides some very relevant control measures. Please read the Safety Alert.