Health & Safety

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


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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