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What Is Electrical Safety

Electrical safety refers to measures put in place to prevent the hazardous effect of electricity malfunctioning or defects in a workplace or home. This is essential to keep your loved ones or employees safe from electrical hazards of any kind.


Electrical Safety Tips


Replace bare electric cables

Naked electrical wires have higher chances of causing an electrical fire and can cause electrocution, especially when they come into contact with water. So replacing exposed wires can go along way in to improving the safety of the room’s occupants.


Avoid overloading sockets

Overloading much electronic equipment in a socket or an extension can cause overheating, short circuit or even fire. It is in this regard that we shouldn’t overload the electric outlet by any means.


Install circuit breakers

Installing of circuit breakers in our homes, offices or workplace is a good idea since it saves us the cost of replacing blown electronics. Moreover, it is essential for our safety by minimizing chances shocks and fire outbreak due to faulty wiring.


What to Consider When Hiring Electrician For Electrical Safety


Academic qualification

Before hiring an electrician, the first thing you should try to find out is their academic credentials. Request them to present their certificates and if need be, find out if they are registered by electrician board.



They say ‘experience is the best teacher’ and you will notice that the more working years, the more experience. When hiring electricians, it is wise to give priority to the most experienced electrician since they are capable of handling all electrical safety in your home or office.



This refers to your ability to make payment of the services provided by the electrician. Here one should go for the electrician who is quite affordable, but always remember cheap is not still the best; they may disappoint you with substandard services.



One can get a recommendation from a friend or neighbours who have received services of the electrician. It is an excellent idea to consider hiring an electrician with positive reviews. You can also get reviews about a particular electrician by visiting their website or going through their social media profiles.


Why it’s Good To Use ElecSmith Electricians for Electrical Safety


For One’s Safety

At ElecSmith, we have a team of experts to put in place all electrical safety standards at your home or office. We understand electricity can sometimes bring a lot of inconveniences and danger when not handled by experts, so hiring ElecSmith is a guarantee to living in a safer homestead or a workplace.

A Couple of Electrical Services

Besides electrical wiring, ElecSmith can offer additional services such as home alarm installation, tv antenna installation, CCTV installation, security camera installation, light installation, safety switch installation, electrical maintenance, switchboard upgrades, house rewiring and electrical safety check.


ElesSmith is a perfect and certified solution to any electrical issues. Furthermore, we respond very quickly when called upon by our clients and our charges are pocket-friendly..


ElecSmith are your local licensed electrical contractors. We specialise in:

  • Light installation
  • Electrical maintenance
  • Switchboard upgrades
  • Electrical rewiring
  • Domestic electrical work
  • Commercial electrical work
  • Industrial electricians
  • Electrical faults
  • Electrical safety
  • Air conditioning installation


To book an appointment, please call our friendly team on 0404 027 457. Our team is ready to service you in Melbourne. 

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