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Keep your family safe



Today we are totally depended on electricity

  • Today, we are totally depended on electricity to complete our routine work, be it in our homes or offices.

  • However, when working with electricity, we are also vulnerable to likely electrical safety hazards.

  • Luckily, these dangers can be eradicated or lowered by being alert and taking steps to get rid of their hazards, preferably with the aid of an electrician Adelaideor from nearby location.

Curious young children

CURIOUS YOUNG CHILDREN our routine work, be it in our homes or offices.

  • Children, especially toddlers and kids below 7 years old tend to be enormously curious and eager to discover their world.

  • Although it’s always better to monitor children of this age at all times, parents can take additional measures to shield their little ones.

  • Any electrical outlet within their reach and at their height can be altered with extra-safe power points.

  • These can be replaced with normal power point, thus, prevent little fingers and sharp objects from going into the socket. Vulnerable sockets can lead to grave injury.

Light bulbs

LIGHT BULBS our routine work, be it in our homes or offices.

  • We never consider light bulbs as being electrical hazards; however, the likelihood of an electrical fire originates when light bulbs are kept nearby flammable materials.

  • These can include drapes, beds, plastics or other items like upholstery.

  • Similar to all other sources of electricity, lights can also cause electric shock, so make sure you always turn off the light switch before changing a light bulb and refrain from replacing a light bulb or even touch a light switch with wet hands.

  • To avoid overheating, always make sure you use a light bulb having the right wattage. Read these simple steps to extinguish a fire at the initial stages.

Electric outlets close to water

ELECTRIC OUTLETS CLOSE TO WATER our routine work, be it in our homes or offices.

  • Since water conducts electricity, it is advisable to keep electric outlets away from water so that it would lower the likelihood of electric shocks.

  • Electric outlets in kitchens, bathrooms and other living areas with water should be set up a reasonable space away from the water source.

  • Refrain from using a phone, radio, hair dryer or another gadget in the bath area or near the pool or anywhere having a wet floor.

Wet hands

WET HANDS our routine work, be it in our homes or offices.

  • Never use electrical appliances with wet hands because it increases the probability of receiving an electric shock.

  • It is recommended to keep your appliances away from bathtubs, showers, sinks and taps.

  • If you need to on or off any appliance, first dry your hand. Never touch switchboard or plug with wet hands.

Pouring out water on electrical fires

POURING OUT WATER ON ELECTRICAL FIRES our routine work, be it in our homes or offices.

  • The commonest mistake is of pouring out water on electrical fires. Refrain from pouring out water on the flames caused due to an electrical fire, as water will further fuel the fire and could cause electrocution.

  • Suppose, you’re worried about electrical fires, keep a fire extinguisher on the site so that in an emergency, you could use it in place of water.

  • In case, you don’t have one close by, switch off your electrical power, vacant your home and call in the fire brigade personnel.

Covered electrical wires cords

COVERED ELECTRICAL WIRES & CORDS our routine work, be it in our homes or offices.

  • Place wires and cords away from other items and keep them uncovered.

  • An electrical fire could be triggered as the outcome of the heavy covering of wires causing cords to overheat.

Extension cords

EXTENSION CORDS our routine work, be it in our homes or offices.

  • To lower the probability of tripping or accident, extension cords ought to be cautiously fixed in place wherever possible. On unused sockets, make use of plastic socket closures.

  • Never ever use extension cords as a lasting alternative for extra power sockets, and refrain from using them for several appliances, all at the same time.

Faulty electric wires inappropriate wiring

FAULTY ELECTRIC WIRES & INAPPROPRIATE WIRING our routine work, be it in our homes or offices.

  • Inappropriate wiring can elevate chance of fire, arc faults, power surges and other grave outcomes.

  • Broken, damaged or mouldy electrical wires can increase the likelihood of electrical accidents.

  • it comes to electrical works, never do-it-yourself instead get the assistance of a professional electrician to carry out electrical wiring in your house.

  • Always use good quality wiring that adheres to safety standards, which is essential for safety.  

Upgrade change old faulty wires

UPGRADE & CHANGE OLD & FAULTY WIRES our routine work, be it in our homes or offices.

  • Some Dangers Include The Following:

  • Broken wire insulation caused by corrosion, bending, heat or age.

  • Electrical appliances that are damaged.

  • Inappropriate or loose connections like switches or electrical outlets.

  • Overheated cords or wires.

  • Worn-out extension cords or appliances.

  • Rodents may have chewed electrical wire/cable.

Don’t ever try to repair any of the electrical appliances or electrical wiring yourself, always call anelectrician Melbourne or from nearby location.

Do s for safe home

DO’S FOR SAFE HOME our routine work, be it in our homes or offices.

  • Get a safety switch installed, also known as a Residual Current Device (RCD), which is one of the best ways to lower death hazard from an electric shock in your home.

  • Ensure that appliances like televisions, refrigerators and computers have adequate space around them for proper ventilation, so as to shield them from overheating.

  • Ensure all appliances are turned off before cleaning areas like the bathroom, laundry or kitchen.

  • Before touching switches or electrical appliances, ensure your hands are dry.

  • Inspect your appliances regularly for defective plugs, switches and worn cords.


CONTINUE… our routine work, be it in our homes or offices.

  • Always use outdoor grade extension cords for electrical use outside of the home.

  • Refrain from overloading power boards with too many appliances at once. For instance: If you have a heater plugged into the power board, you’ll have to unplug it before using your hairdryer.

Be careful while doing any kind of electrical work. Hope the above terms help you to keep yourself and your loved once safe from electrical hazards. In any kind of electrical emergency, call professional electrician Sydney.

Contact information

CONTACT INFORMATION our routine work, be it in our homes or offices.





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