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Why Electrical Safety Switches are important

  • Sep 26, 2014

Why Electrical Safety Switches are important

Since 1992 Queensland Law states safety switches are mandatary for new homes - they are not an option.Gold Coast Electrician

What to do if a safety switch is activated

A safety switch is tripped if you are using a faulty appliance or your electrical wiring has become faulty.

Tips from QLD Gov-:

  • Reset the safety switch.
  • If it trips again unplug the last appliance used.
  • If everything works take that appliance to a licensed electrical contractor to be checked.
  • If the safety switch keeps tripping, disconnect all appliances and plug them in one at a time until you locate the faulty one.
  • Avoid touching appliances while doing this process.
  • Contact your electrical contractor if problems persist.


Installing a safety switch

Quick and Dirty DIYThis is not a she'll be right mate I'll do this one myself or the 'quick and dirty' handyman
For Gold Coast to Brisbane use JT Electrical Electrician Brisbane Southside

Safety switches are also recommended on lighting circuits as well.

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