Electrical startup makes compliance testing better for sparkies

ELECTRICAL safety compliance software developed by a US Navy Cold War veteran has raised $400,000 in pre-seed funding to launch after going through Australia’s largest tech start-up accelerator, with the app primed to fill the life-threatening gap that exists in most electrical projects.

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QuickSafety founder Kurt Alexander with the app.

The QuickSafety app gives electricians safety alerts in real time and instantly tests compliance assessments, which, despite being legally required are rarely validated and often not in keeping with AS/NZS 3000 Standards.

Studies show 42% of tests for electrical compliance are actually wrong.

This is a significant safety risk for electricians and a legal one, as well as being an administrative burden as electrical safety testing and compliance assessments are usually lodged as paper-based forms.

QuickSafety founder Kurt Alexander started developing the software after seeing these issues build up in his 37 years in the electrical industry.

 Alexander said you would not use an inaccurate ruler to measure safety distances, yet in the electrical indus...