|1.||DO NOT run power cords under rugs and furniture or staple/nail to fix it.|
2. Always ensure the power switch is ‘OFF’ before plugging or unplugging the electrical appliances/tools.
3. Examine the power cords before use. Replace the cords if damaged or frayed.
|4.||Never hang on weights to retain the MCBs to ON position or bypass the MCBs if there are faults in the electrical circuits.|
5. Extension cords are only for temporary use. Prolonged use of extension cords can cause overheating and result in a possible fire.
6. Keep extension cords away from heat, oil/chemicals, and sharp edges and ensure that they do not become a tripping hazard.
|7.||DO NOT connect electrical appliances to the power socket outlets without proper plug tops.|
8. If an electric appliance smells hot or buzzes, don’t touch it or try to unplug it. First turn OFF the switch and then unplug it.
9. Always use the correct ampere rated fuses or circuit breakers. Incorrect amperage can cause power outages or fire hazards.
|10.||DO NOT overload power socket outlets or extension cords.|
11. Make sure extension cord is for the correct amperage and has the proper plug.
12. Always use Miniature Circuit Breaker (MCB)/Moulded Case Circuit Breaker (MCCB)/Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker (ELCB)/Residual Current Device/Residual Current Circuit Breaker (RCCB) as desired by the design for circuit protection.
|13.||Never use locally fabricated immersion water heaters for heating the water.|
14. DO NOT use a hair dryer when your hands are wet or when you are standing on a damp floor or in a wet tub or shower.
15. DO NOT use electric-powered tools in damp or wet locations.
|16.||Never put hands in water heating container to check the temperature of water.|
17. Always ensure power socket outlet safety with children by using outlet covers or plastic outlet caps.
18. Never disconnect power supply by pulling on the cords – use the PLUG.
|19.||DO NOT touch electrical appliances or switches when your hands are wet.|
20. DO NOT unplug or reach for an appliance that has fallen into water. First switch OFF the power supply and then unplug the appliance or remove it from the water.
21. Always read or follow manufacturer’s safety instruction manual while using new electrical appliances.