8 Top Tips to prevent an electrical accident – you’ll get a shock if you do number 4

  1. Don’t use an appliance if you don’t know how to
  2. Don’t repair an appliance that is plugged in
  3. Turn off the power before attempting work on the mains supply
  4. Don’t work in damp environments or with wet hands
  5. Don’t place flexible cables under carpets where they can deteriorate unseen
  6. Don’t use an appliance where wires can be seen through the flexible cable
  7. Replace damaged cables with new cable; don’t repair with insulating tape
  8. Get appliances testing regularly by a competent PAT Tester
By |2020-01-20T20:18:24+00:00June 1st, 2017|Safety tips|Comments Off on 8 Top Tips to prevent an electrical accident – you’ll get a shock if you do number 4

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I am Richard; a PAT engineer with over 10 years experience, MD of DRA PAT Testing Limited and Operations Director for the Portable Appliance Testing Trade Association