Essential Steps and Products for Electrical Safety

Whether at home or work – indoors, or outdoors … it’s hard to name a place where electricity does not exist to make our lives easier – or put us at risk. From extension cords and power tools to wall outlets and electrical wiring, taking electrical hazards seriously in your facility will help you to get all the safety benefits, while minimizing any risks.

The following electrical safety tips will give you an overview of what needs to be done. Each of these steps helps to identify proven safety strategies used around the world and is helping companies implement them properly and benefit the facility long into the future.
Firstly Understand Electrical Requirements:
 To start with, look at these tips to set the stage for how you can avoid electrical hazards in your facility:

Electrical arcs safety: Electrical arcs can be a serious hazard when not intended. When an electric arc is created in an uncontrolled environment, such as an arc flash, serious injury or death can occur. Make sure to know what safety protective equipment needs to work near this serious hazard.

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Leave it to Professionals for Power Lines – Always remember that never touch power lines ourselves, these should only be handled by trained electricians with the tools and experience, and personal protective equipment that is needed to stay safe should ever work on these wires. Only Electricians to perform repairs – Many people assume they can wrap a cord in electrical tape too often on electrical wires such as extension cords when they get frayed or damaged and move on. However, this type of damage should only be fixed by an authorized electrician who can ensure the repair is done according to safety regulations/guidelines only.

Identify Electrical Hazards: Start to make a checklist of things to keep in mind while on the lookout for common types of electrical dangers. Every facility will have a different set of hazards to watch out. One can make a list for checks such as Outlets Too Close to Conductors / Torn or Frayed Wires / Failure to Use Electrical Lockout Devices / Overloading Circuits, etc. Finally PPE solutions for Electrical Work: Each facility will have a different list addressing these potential hazards to help protect employees and contribute to the facility’s future success. One safety hazard that virtually every facility will have is always electrical hazards and it is most important to have the right PPE solutions for Electrical Works to get the job done safely.

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RAAH Safety is a distributor for CATU which is a leading brand in electrical Safety. CATU safety equipment includes a range of lock-out, Portable Earthing Equipment & Kits, voltage detectors and controllers, live working tools, Short-Circuiting Systems, Arc Flash Clothing & complete kits, Life-Saving Intervention Kits, and personal protective equipment, which are used by the main transmission and distribution utilities, HV/MV contractors and the heavy industries, the railroad sector and the electric automobile sector in more than 100 countries worldwide.
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RAAH has a dedicated team of trained experts and we strive to bring to the industry innovative and effective electrical safety solutions. Unless you have completely eliminated every risk related to electricity, the task of improving electrical safety is not yet complete.
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