Electricity is a resource we heavily rely on in virtually all areas of life, however, it can be incredibly dangerous in the wrong hands!  Here are some simple tips to help protect you while you are at home or at work.

Work Environment

When you are at work with electrical supplies nearby, it is important to take a risk assessment to plan your work, ensuring you cover any electrical hazards.

Learn how to recognise the different wire colours.  There could be wires overhead, or in cables underground.

Check your workplace thoroughly to ensure you are aware of any electrical dangers – look up, down and around.

Make sure the power is off when you are working with electrical items