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Electrical Safety In and Around the Home


Electrical safety is everyone's responsibility. Electrical safety should be observed every time you even think about touching something connected to an electrical circuit. With the invention of electrical testers, circuits are easy to test and with circuit breakers and fuses, circuits can be shut off to avoid contact with electricity all together. Electrical safety often comes into play when bad weather strikes. Tornadoes, hurricanes, flooding, and ice storms bring a vast array of dangerous conditions. In this informative piece, you'll find some great tips to keep you safe when working with electricity.

Weather-Related Electrical Safety:

The weather plays havoc on your electrical system, its components, and everything that is connected to them. Thunderstorms bring wild weather with lightning that can send a jolt to you electrical service. This can damage the electrical system itself and everything connected to it. Flooding rains can get into your house, cause electrocution hazards, damage electrical connections, and leave the devices it touched unsafe. Hurricanes and ice storms can take down power lines and leave electrocution hazards laying around everywhere. This informative article addresses the real concern for electrical safety in and around your home.

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Electrical Safety In and Around The Home:

Everywhere you look in and around your home, electricity is connected to something. It may be the service line feeding your home, outlets feeding devices, or switches that control the lighting. But there are dangers when is exposed to the human body. these safety tips are designed to make you stop and think safety every time you think about something that is connected to electricity. safety first!

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