Health & Safety

Measure to be taken to minimize the risk of Fire From Electrical Equipment

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Outline measures that should be taken to minimise the risk of fire from electrical equipment.

Following are the Control Measures:

  • Disconnection of equipment when not in use
  • Pre-inspection of equipment visually by the users
  • Use suitable equipment for the task being undertaken



  • Frequent maintenance and inspection by competent persons
  • Avoid misusing the equipment
  • Prevent the overloading of circuits and fittings
  • Correct design and fuse rating for the task/equipment
  • Improve the means of protection e.g. RCD
  • Good standards of housekeeping
  • Staff awareness and training.



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