• Only allow registered electrical contractors to perform electrical installation work on
  • Refrain from using damaged extension leads or appliances with damaged power cords and
    replace damaged ones.
  • Do not run power cords over sharp edges, especially metallic ones that may cause an
  • Do no spill liquids onto appliances or power outlets as it may damage the installation or
    cause an electrocution?
  • First switch off the power outlet before removing the socket and do not unplug the socket
    by pulling on the power cord.
  • When in doubt confirm with our Local Supply Authority on what is allowable and safe.
  • Do not use extension leads outdoors for prolonged periods of time as its integrity will be
    compromised due to weather and physical contact.
  • Do not make modifications to the electrical installation yourself, contact a registered
    Electrical Contractor for assistance.
  • Do not overload electrical outlets as this may cause undue heat build-up and cause a fire.
  • Never assume that a power interruption will be suitable isolation to allow modifications to
    an electrical installation affect your own isolation to ensure returning power will not lead to
    an unsafe condition.
  • Do not leave appliances on when a power interruption occurs as the return of power may
    cause damage due to heating appliances.
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