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Electrical Safety Guidelines


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Summary: This electrical safety advisory is to help you understand that electrical systems are to be treated with utmost respect and every provision must me made to assess each task before proceeding to perform any work.

Electrical Safety Guidelines for Home Improvement Projects


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This electrical safety advisory is to help you understand that electrical systems are to be treated with utmost respect and every provision must me made to assess each task before proceeding to perform any work. My advice to you is to hire a qualified electrical contractor to perform your wiring tasks. If however you believe that you are qualified and you choose to perform the work yourself then please read these safety instructions before you proceed.

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ELECTRICAL SAFETY GUIDELINES
BEFORE INSTALLING OR WORKING WITH ELECTRICAL WIRING OR DEVICES:


electrical-safety Always consult your local building authority to see if the work is allowed and if you need a permit.
electrical-safety Never work on energized circuits.
electrical-safety Positively identify and shut off the electrical circuit(s).
electrical-safety Tag the circuit breaker or fuse at the power source to let others know you are working on the circuit(s).
electrical-safety Use caution when installing or modifying any electrical wiring or devices.
electrical-safety Perform an honest self assessment of yourself and your ability to perform your proposed task or project. Have help from a qualified individual and stay focused.
electrical-safety Never rush or take chances - take your time and work safely.
Plan every step of your project well ahead of time. Consider all the required materials, tools and estimated time for the project completion.
electrical-safety Always use the correct tools and test equipment with a full understanding about how they work.
electrical-safety Wear protective devices for your eyes and hands. Dust masks or respirators should be worn in areas where required.
electrical-safety If you are not qualified for whatever reason to perform the work then hire a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
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