Electrical hazards

Electrical hazards

Here are a few common electrical hazards to watch out for, so you can be safe this holiday season and throughout the year.

Big appliances need more energy

Large appliances that produce heat or are used for cooking should always be plugged directly into a wall outlet.

If it’s damaged, toss it

Never use or try to repair damaged electrical cords.

Power off to be safe

Unplug hair dryers, irons and other small appliances when not in use.

Don’t use too many cords

Don’t overload extension cords, power bars or wall outlets.