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The National Safety Council indicates that electrical hazards cause nearly one workplace fatality every day. Therefore electrical safety is especially important in the workplace. In this presentation here is a complete guide to workplace electrical safety. Visit: hudsonelectricalnb.com.au – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Complete Guide to Electrical Safety in the Workplace


1
Complete Guide To Electrical Safety In The
Workplace
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INDEX
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INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICAL SAFETY
Electrical safety is a major concern. It is so
important to work safely near electricity as
electricity can cause potential hazards.
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IF PROPER SAFETY MEASURES ARE NOT TAKEN AT
WORKPLACE THEN YOU MAY BE PUTTING YOUR EMPLOYEES
AT SUBSTANTIAL RISK.
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COMMON ELECTRICAL INJURIES AT WORKPLACE
  • Equipment that is poorly installed or maintained
  • Dangerous/Faulty wiring
  • Overloaded or overheated outlets
  • Incorrect fuse
  • Use of electrical equipment near water

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TIPS TO PREVENT ELECTRIC HAZARDS AT WORKPLACE
  • Do Not Overload Outlets.
  • Use equipment that is properly grounded.
  • Minimize the use of extension cords.
  • Unplug machines before servicing or repairing.
  • Do not ignore warning signs.
  • Do not use electrical appliances near water or
    wet surfaces.
  • Conduct Safety Training For Employees.

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DO NOT OVERLOAD OUTLETS
Overloaded outlets are a major cause of
residential fires. Make sure that your home or
workplace has enough outlets and get them
inspected through quality North Shore
electricians.
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EQUIPMENT GROUNDING
Use equipment that is properly grounded.
Electrical systems and equipment are grounded to
achieve a greater level of safety from electrical
hazards to persons and property.
9
EXTENSION CORDS
Try to minimize the use of extension cords.
Overheating extension cords cause risk. Do no
place extension cords under the rugs or carpets. 
10
MACHINE HANDLING
As an expert electrician North Shore suggests
that you should always Unplug machines before
servicing or repairing. It minimizes the risks
and dangerous electric hazards.
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WARNING SIGNS
Do not ignore warning signs. If any circuit is
overheating get it inspected through emergency
electrician North Shore.
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AVOID MIXING WATER ELECTRICITY
Water and electricity is not a good combination.
Therefore do not use electrical appliances near
water or wet surfaces.
13
SAFETY TRAINING
To ensure a safe workplace there must be a
complete safety training for employees. The
workplace should be well equipped with safety
warnings and emergency signs.
14
ABOUT US
Hudson Electrical was established in 1999, and
over the years providing electrical services
across the Central Coast, North Shore Northern
beaches.
Website https//hudsonelectricalnb.com.au/ Email
us _at_hudsonelectricalnb_at_hotmail.com Toll Free
Number _at_1800 205 219
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