Neo Mosudisa

Preventing electrical fatalities for engineers with an innovative device


Neo Solutions Limited


North West England



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Preventing electrical fatalities for engineers with an innovative device

Birmingham-based Neo Mosudisa has always been fascinated with how things work. He knew he wanted to be an engineer from the age of four years old, but struggled within the traditional education system.

When he was 19 years old, he started an apprenticeship in electrical maintenance at a steel factory. During this time, he learnt about the dangers of electricity and the importance of safe isolation. As he explains, there has been an unsettling rise in electrical fatalities, with a 200 percent increase between 2019 and 2021.

It gave him the idea for Spurlok, a device that enables engineers to isolate electrical equipment from its power source, then safely secures this open circuit using a padlock. It has been designed to allow gas engineers and electricians to adhere to existing regulatory requirements and industry-recognised practices.

“Our pursuit of sustainable energy has caused an ever-growing dependence on electricity. When you factor in the increasing demand for electrical and gas professionals, it unfortunately means that further electrical deaths are highly probable,” he says.

“While I appreciate that there is no one-size-fits-all solution, I have no doubt that products like Spurlok will be instrumental in forming part of the solution.”



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