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Safety At Home

Please follow the below safety tips while using electricity.

Correct Usage

  • The most important rule for home appliances is electricity and water do not mix!
  • Keep appliances away from bathtubs, puddles, sinks and wet hands.
  • Always use correct rated MCB / ELCB to prevent electrical accidents.
  • After use always switch off the appliance.
  • Never put metal objects in live parts of appliances or in sockets.
  • If you notice a spark or fire in the switchboard, immediately switch off the Mains.
  • If an appliance overheats, unplug it and have it checked by a professional.
  • Turn off heating and cooking appliances before leaving the house.
  • Always switch off the electrical appliance while cleaning.
  • Use appliances that have a 3-pin plug.
  • Always put insulated cover in the sockets located near the floor.
  • Leave repairs and installation to a professional electrician.
  • Use good and standard quality appliances only.

Incorrect usage

  • Do not keep faulty wiring and sockets.
  • Do not overload the electrical sockets.
  • Never insert naked wire ends into an electrical socket.
  • Do not leave your children unattended near running electrical appliances.
  • Do not touch electrical appliances with wet hands.
  • Do not stand on a wet ground while using an electrical appliance.
  • Do not insert metallic objects into an electrical socket.
  • Do not let water accumulate near an electrical appliance.
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