Electrical equipment should be used correctly and for its intended purposes only. Employees and visitors should have the appropriate training on how to use the equipment safely.
When using electrical equipment, it is important to follow manufacturer’s instructions and guidelines. This includes properly plugging in and unplugging equipment, as well as using the designated power sources and outlets. It is crucial to avoid overloading circuits by using excessive power or using multiple devices on a single outlet. Inspecting electrical cords and plugs for any damage or wear is also essential to prevent electrical shocks or fires.
Additionally, employees and visitors should be aware of emergency procedures in case of electrical accidents or malfunctions, such as knowing the location of fire extinguishers and how to shut off power in case of emergencies. Regular maintenance and inspections of electrical equipment should be conducted to ensure safe and efficient operation.