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Common safety issues with electrical work

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Common safety issues with electrical work

Did you know there are common electrical safety issues?

These are:

  • work not being properly tested after installation or repairs are done
  • unsafe wiring not being protected or secured properly (electric shock risk)
  • loose terminals on switchboards and fittings (fire risk)
  • overloaded circuits (fire risk)
  • metal fittings not earthed and bonded correctly (electric shock risk)
  • recessed lights and insulation not fitted correctly (fire risk)
  • certification not provided (no assurance of compliance and safety).

As these issues occur frequently, by actively managing them you will improve the safety of your work.