Electrical Safety : Do’s and Dont’s
Don`t take chance while dealing with electricity, it may lead you in DANGER.
- Work with electrical equipment only if you are trained and Authorized to do so.
- Disconnect or isolate all electrical equipment before working on it and strictly follow Lock Out Tag Out procedure.
- Wear approved rubber gloves and rubber-soled shoes and boots.
- Use insulating map on damp surfaces.
- Pull the plug itself, not the cord attached to it.
- Stay away from power lines.
- Stay away from transformers and substations.
- Ensure Isolation has been Proven.
- Ensure you work safely and to the rules.
- Keep machines and other electrical equipment clean and well lubricated.
- Obey warnings to stay away from electrical circuits and locked-out equipment.
- Read and follow manufacturer’s instructions for safe use of electrical equipment.
- Report electrical faults to your supervisor immediately.
- Only use standard and certified electrical appliances.
- Don’t work live.
- Don’t work without Permit to Work, Method Statement And Hazard Identification Risk Assessment.
- Don’t plug too much stuff into one outlet.
- Don’t wear metal objects which may act as conductors of electricity.
- Don’t wear loose clothing which might tangle in wiring or machinery.
- Don’t touch water or damp surfaces.
- Don’t touch unearthed metal or bare surfaces.
- Don’t Install or repair sockets and plugs, unless trained and authorized to do so.
- Break off an earth pin to fit a plug into a socket.
- Do not touch the victim. Instead switch off.
- Do not pull Electrical wires, It may harm you
- Do not use a machine or power tool that smokes, sparks, smells or shocks.
- Don’t reach blindly into a space that may contain energized equipment.
- Don’t use temporary wiring.
Follow Electrical Safety – Do
s and Dont`s to avoid any mishap or accident. Be alert, Be Safe.