Steps to Take if Your Property is Flooded

Posted on: 12 October 2016
If your home has been recently flooded due to extreme weather or a broken pipe, you should not attempt to enter the property until you have been authorised to do so by the local or state authorities. Entering a flooded property could potentially put you at risk of electrocution. That is why it is important to take the proper steps to ensure your home is safe.  Drain the water Once the pipe has stopped leaking or the storm has blown over, flood waters may remain in your home.
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What to Know Before Upgrading the Fuse Box in Your Business

Posted on: 11 October 2016
The fuse box is the piece of equipment that divides, directs and controls the electricity that is consumed in your business premises. Fuse boxes are not designed to last forever, and as the electrical needs of your business begin to change, you may be forced to upgrade to a fuse box that can accommodate the change. Also, old fuse boxes can overheat or even pose electrical hazards at the workplace. To avoid this, it is essential to replace the fuse board with a newer and safer model that will meet the electrical needs of the business.
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Five Tips for Keeping Portable Heavy Duty Tools Safe In a Woodworking Classroom

Posted on: 10 October 2016
If you lead a woodworking class at a school, you have to ensure the portable electrical tools you use are safe. There are a number of safety precautions to consider. For the safety of your students, keep these tips in mind: 1. Always focus on safety. Although students may be keen to dive into using tools on the first day of class, make sure to review all safety rules before letting students use the tools.
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GFCIs: How Do They Work and Why Do You Need Them in Your Home?

Posted on: 24 August 2016
In the past, home electrocution during storms and rainy seasons was a common occurrence, and there have been many injuries and fatalities due to electrocution. Even today, many homes lack proper electrical protection in outdoor and wet areas. Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs) were introduced to protect against electrocution by faulty electric circuits or leaking electric currents. They are electrical devices that every homeowner should consider installing in their homes. Read on to find out more about GFCIs and how they aid in protection against electric shocks.
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