children away from electrical equipment.
your children to play with electric appliances, tools or
children should be asked to be very careful to never climb
the trees that has power lines through or near the limbs. It
may cause a danger of electrocution to anyone in or near the
your children to fly kites, model airplanes or balloons near
overhead power lines, with a wire or a wet string, even when
the weather is fair. Ask them to leave the kite string when
it gets caught in power lines and not try to remove the
string from the lines.
children stay away from transformer boxes that is not locked
or put anything in any holes in them. This is as
To keep your home safe :
clean & proper wiring.
checkups should be done .
three pin plugs with earthing.
Use a main
switch that's easy to use.
lightning conductors ready in case lightning strikes.
a switch with wet hands.
something seems wrong with an appliance or tool, or it gives
even the slightest shock, disconnect it. Have it repaired or
disconnect small appliances and tools before cleaning
disconnect an appliance or tool, don't pull the cord;
instead, grasp the plug and pull it from the
extension cords under a carpet or flooring. Be sure that the
size of your extension cord is adequate for the tool or
appliance. Also don't overload a switchboard with too many
neither a child -- nor an adult, can tell if an electric
wire is off or on simply by looking at it. So, whenever near
an electric wire or appliance, if you do not know for sure
that it is off, you must treat it as being alive and
possibly dangerous, even if you do not see that it is
cords should never be warm when in use and should never show
any wear or damage. This could cause a fire.
appliance should always be unplugged when it is not being
used. Many people are injured and home fires started by
leaving appliances plugged-in when not in use.
appliances, such as the television, need to have a free flow
of air around them so they do not overheat and start a
on an appliance when you are on a wet floor or in the
bathtub or shower.
If you come
upon an overhead power line that is low or lying on the
ground, always assume that any one who touches it or comes
near it will be killed. A low hanging wire, or one lying on
the ground, can suddenly move some distance blown by wind or
even from electricity in the wire itself. Always stay a good
or approach downed power lines. Always assume that downed
wires are energised. Call CESC Emergency Depot immediately
to report downed wires.
ladders and other conductive objects away from electric
lines. If you don't know whether an object is live -- play
it safe, and assume that it is.
electric tools near water or in the rain.
antennas and long-handled equipment away from power
your electric tools are double insulated or have a three-pin
a substation or fenced enclosure that surrounds electrical
equipment. The fenced-off area is extremely