What are the safety precautions for plug and socket?

  • Two-prong electrical outlets are outdated. If you’re still using it, then it’s time to replace your outlet.
  • Always check cords and covers. Exposed wires from damaged cords or chipped or cracked cover must be replaced. Give time to examine them because improper insulation can be deadly.
  • Do not overload an outlet. Never plug more than two machines using extension cords to prevent overheating. Overheating will make the wire insulation melt that can cause fire.
  • Unplug cords slowly and safely. 
  • Ensure that plugs and sockets are locked out during repair or maintenance.

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