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    Safety tips for electrical equipment


    What can I do to make electrical equipment safe to work with? Asides from cutting off their power supply?

    Asked by Patrick on 21st Jan 2021
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    "Hello Patrick,
    Ground all the metallic parts of the appliance.
    Wear electrical safety shoes.
    Wear electrical safety gloves.
    Wear face-shield.
    Work on a dry location.

    Success with your work"

    Answered on 21st Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Blue Light Electrics

    "I would strongly recommend installing an 30mA RCD (inside the consumer unit) to provide additional protection to all electrical circuits to reduce the risk of electric shock in the event of a fault.

    As an alternative, but not as effective consider installing socket outlets with integral 30 mA RCD devices, this is especially important for equipment being used outdoors."

    Answered on 21st Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Prompt Property Services Ltd


    Is your fuse board RCD protected?

    Kind regards
    Michaela Warman"

    Answered on 18th Feb 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
    WK Electricals Ltd

    "by introducing or integrating a program control system or remote emergency stop bottom during machine operation."

    Answered on 2nd May 2022 - Member since Jun 2021 - report
    DAAS Electric & Plumber and Handyman

    "Never leave unattended any electrical power tool. Keep power tools in safe like box and unplug always.
    If you work on scaffolding and need any power tool don't pull tool wire, you have to go to the ground floor and get the power tool.
    When you work keep clear area with tools.
    Don't keep near water or any liquid.

    Answered on 16th Feb 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report

    "Lock off the circuit breaker and put on the fuse board labels signs

    Even go as far as disconnecting the equipment totally from the installation"

    Answered on 24th Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report

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