Electrical Safety Checklist

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Smoke AlarmFollowing are some tips we found appropriate to educate our customers on regarding electrical safety.

Here are 5 things you can do TODAY to protect you and your family from fire:

  1. Do a smoke alarm audit
  2. Make fire extinguisher handy in the home
  3. Talk prevention with your children
  4. Look at your home from a child’s perspective
  5. Avoid overload sockets and cords

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It is important not to overload sockets and cords since this can cause a strain on the devices and can cause them to heat up and catch on fire.

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Child Electrical Safety in the Home

Did you know that according to Safe Electricity.org, it is a fact that in the United States each year, electrical shocks or burns injure more than 4,000 children and take the lives of about 25 kids under the age of 15?

Electricity is an essential technology in today’s world. Electricity does not just make sure that your lights stay on. Electricity runs the essence and heart of your home. We can’t live without it. But electricity can be very dangerous, particularly when there are small children around.

All of the things that encompass electrical appliances and items that require electricity are all very interesting and fascinating to little fingers and tiny mouths. How do you protect your children from the electricity that you need to run your household? There are a few basic things that you need to know, and implement in your home, to maximize child electrical safety in your home.

  • Use child safety mechanisms.
  • All electrical outlets should have plates and outlet covers.
  • Use pull ropes on lights
  • Block any electrical baseboard heaters that may attract young crawling children and walking children
  • Do not leave any damaged or frayed cords lying around in the house.
  • Do not have night lights near curtains or bedding in your child’s room
  • Unplug appliances when they are not being used
  • Do not leave cords or wires to lamps or electronics lying around, unplug them and wrap up the cords

Electricity can be fascinating and interesting to children. Make sure your child knows the safety and dangers or electricity. Here is a website to help you and your child, learn the safety precautions pertaining to electricity in the home.