Electrical safety is important to prevent electrical hazards and accidents
Here are 14 tips from our professionals to ensure electrical safety:
- Never touch electrical appliances or wiring with wet hands or when standing in water.
- Unplug appliances by gripping the plug, not the cord.
- Do not use electrical appliances or outlets near water sources, such as in the bathroom or kitchen.
- Keep electrical appliances away from flammable materials, such as curtains or bedding.
- Use surge protectors to protect electrical devices from power surges.
- Only use extension cords when necessary and do not overload them.
- Replace damaged or frayed electrical cords or wiring immediately.
- Do not insert metal objects into electrical outlets or appliances.
- Only use electrical appliances for their intended purpose and do not modify them.
- Install ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) in wet areas, such as bathrooms and kitchens.
- Do not attempt electrical repairs unless you are a trained and qualified electrician.
- Turn off the power before working on electrical appliances or wiring.
- Keep electrical appliances and wiring away from children and pets.
- Have a qualified electrician perform regular electrical inspections and maintenance to identify and correct potential hazards.
By following these electrical safety tips, you can help ensure the safety of yourself and your loved ones, as well as prevent electrical hazards and accidents.
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