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  • Jun 16, 2015

Faulty Appliances

Faulty Appliances are both a fire and safety risk.
There is the risk of electric shock.

Hot Stove Danger

Some appliance safety Tips -:

  • Check your power cords regularly.
  • Do not place appliances near hot surfaces like heaters or your stove
  • Install a safety switch
  • Ask your licensed electrician to check over any appliance that you suspect may be damaged eg (develops a smell)
  • Unplug or turn appliances off at the wall
  • Only use quality powerboards and do not overload them
  • Get your old wiring inspected by a licensed electrician

Ageing or Faulty Electrical Appliances

Australian Power CordNever use an ageing or faulty electrical appliance including an appliance -:

  • that has given someone any kind of shock
  • has a frayed cord
  • cracked or broken plug

 

Electrical Accidents Happen

 

Test And Tag Gold Coast

By law electrical equipment used in a workplace must best tested to be safe.
As prescribed by the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (OHS), the person having control of a workplace or access to that workplace, employer, main contractor, must ensure that all plug-in electrical equipment and residual current devices (RCDs) at the workplace are safe and appropriately inspected, tested and tagged and by a competent and trained person. Info from Serene Electrical Commercial Electrical Gold Coast.

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