Electrical Safety 101

  • Electrical Mining Equipment: 4 Safety Checks You Should Undertake

    8 January 2018

    Electrical equipment faces or creates numerous safety risks when it is used in a mine. These risks can be reduced by conducting frequent safety checks on the electrical equipment and its environment. This article discusses some of the checks that can help you to prevent some of the electrical accidents that can occur in your mine. Check the Temperature of the Equipment Some mines may have combustible gases or dust in the atmosphere.

  • Home Construction: Three Practical Planning Guidelines for Your Electrical System

    3 January 2018

    Proper planning is critical for the optimal performance of the electrical system in your new home. If you do not consider this process with care during the home design stage, you will end up with an inefficient and unattractive electrical setup. In simple terms, small oversights such as poor placement of sockets and the wrong choice of lighting could cause extreme discomfort and inconvenience. You might even be forced to perform electrical renovations, which can be expensive.

  • Rental Properties: 3 Ways a Electrical Contractor Can Help You

    28 December 2017

    If you rent out a property, you are legally required to ensure that the property meets certain safety standards. This article will focus on one particular set of standards concerning electrical safety. If you fail to maintain the electrical systems in the property and this results in the injury or death of a tenant, you could face a hefty compensation claim and possible prosecution. Below is a guide to 3 ways in which an electrician can help you to ensure that your rental property is safe to rent out.