Power Outage all the rage!

The top trending phrase this week in Adelaide has been Power Outage. We’ve had the rail system shut down for two days by a fault at an electrical sub-station, and simultaneously the Flinders Hospital was plunged into darkness by the over-enthusiastic spade work...

Q. What is an RCD? What do I check if there is a power outage?

Every home has some type of circuit breaker in the meter/fuse box or an internal sub-box. The type depends on the age of the property. The circuit breaker or safety switch will cut the electricity feed if there is a problem. The electricity feed follows a circuit,...

Food Safety Tips during Power Outage

At the start of an Australian summer with temperatures already soaring past the 40 degree mark, and the ongoing threat of “load shedding” causing more power blackouts, it is vital to understand the implications of the loss of electricity on the food in your...

Food Safety During Power Outages in Food Establishments

Detailed below are the recommendations of government Health Departments relating to the safety of food during and after a power outage. Unfortunately, the problem for every business that stores food – cafes, delis, hotels, restuarants, school tuckshops, childcare...