Author Archives: Darren Caulfield

Darren Caulfield

About Darren Caulfield

I am the Director at Jamestech Group of Companies. In 1996 I started James Technologies Pty Ltd (then later the Jamestech Group of Companies). Please do not hesitate to contact me at anytime, where you feel I or the Jamestech Group could assist you in any way.

Heat Stress – Stay Hydrated

Coming into another Hot Summer it is important to remind ourselves of the Dangers of Dehydration and Heat Stress. Heat stress occurs when your body is unable to cool itself sufficiently and body temperature rises; when heat is absorbed from the environment faster than the body can get rid of it. Warning signs Heat stress warning signs may include: ...
On Friday I attended a mental health workshop in Brisbane on male suicide. Typically this is a topic very rarely discussed openly in the workplace. Though, with the current statitics of 7.8 deaths by suicide in Australia each day (2,160 males (18.4 per 100,000) and 704 females (5.9 per 100,000) that died by suicide, each year), it is definetly time...
The Queensland Government launched a public awareness campaign in May to boost community awareness of electrical safety risks in ceiling spaces. The campaign urges homeowners and tradespeople to turn off all the main power switches at the switchboard before heading up into the roof, with the main message, ‘Stay safer up there, switch off down her...
As stated in previous Newsletters I completed my apprenticeship at Queensland Nickel as an Electrical Fitter / Instrumentation tradesman. It was great training and the tradesmen teaching us where all experts at their trade. Little did I know at the time, the skill required to ‘bend tube’ that is bend multiple thick wall stainless steel ...
For a past Queensland Nickel Apprentice, It has been difficult watching the recent media of the Townsville icon. The trade training I received during my apprenticeship was second to none and I am always very proud to state where I completed my time. The supervisors and tradesmen who trained us during those formative years all seemed genius’s ...
Standards are published documents setting out specifications and procedures designed to ensure products, services and systems are safe, reliable and consistently perform the way they were intended to. They establish a common language which defines quality and safety criteria. Australian and joint Australian/New Zealand standards are practical and d...

Welcome to 2016 from Jamestech

Welcome to 2016 from Jamestech All of us at James Technologies look forward to assisting you towards a very safe and prosperous 2016. Please call us at anytime, to assist with all your Projects’ Electrical Labour Hire and Engineering needs. Main Phone number – 1300 732 881 (free call Australia) Darren Caulfield – Brisbane mobile p...
HOW DO YOU COPE ON YOUR SITE? This is the archetypical, (meaning “Image from the unconscious” I thought I’d throw that in to make it seem more technical), lightning bolt, one that arcs out of the sky and smites the ground with a great, often flickering flash of light. Lightning is the sudden release of built-up charge stored in an electric fi...