It is very important that you must use the electrical equipment safely even a smallest mistake can cause with your and all of the other people’s life. It is true that the electrical equipment are a vital and most important thing in our daily life, but it is important that if you are using them properly, it will cost you your life. There are many things which can cause the life-threatening accidents with the electricity. The electrical shock is very different that other ways of dying. When you are in the contact of electricity, for too long, it sucks all the water from your body and kills you. This is the case when the voltage is low, and when the voltage is high, the body can’t handle the temperature and burns. Whether the temperature is low or high, you will die if you are in contact with the electricity. There are many things which must be done to ensure the safety of the people inside the house.
Maintenance of the houses
For the old and new houses, it is important that you should be able to maintain the electrical systems. Especially for the old houses, the wires used in the wiring system are older, and it might be possible that you need to change the wires. If these wires are left unchanged, this can cause serious damage as with time, they may have worn out and cause a fire. It is important that you must change the wires before anyone gets hurt. Electrical maintenance of the new house is also necessary as the house may be new, but the equipment you are may be old and they must be inspected properly.
Place to keep the electrical equipment
• It is important that the electrical equipment must be kept away from all the sources of water. You must not keep any equipment in the bathroom even if the electrical socket is far from the water source. Your bathroom is always in contact of water; it is possible that the water can fall upon the equipment causing the fire.
• While keeping your equipment in the kitchen, it must be noted that the sink is away from all the electrical sockets and appliances. There are many appliances in a kitchen like water purifier, mixer, oven and many other things of a normal house. All these equipment must be kept away from the kitchen sink and all the sockets. It is important that when you are operating these appliances, your hand must not be wet otherwise you will get an electrical shock.
• These appliances must be kept at a place where kids can’t reach, and it is your duty to warn them not to use the appliances.