Remember, electricity can be dangerous, to help you use your electric appliances safely you should never:

  • Overload electric sockets
  • Run flexes under or over carpets or rugs
  • Use damaged or broken flexes or staple a flex to a wall
  • Take electrical appliances into the bathroom
  • Place heaters, heated towel rails or mirror lights above a bath or near a shower

You should:

  • Always have any work carried out by a qualified electrician and remember you must get Abertay’s written permission before carrying out any work
  • Use adaptors as little as possible
  • Use light fittings only for lighting
  • Use power breakers if you are using an electrical appliance outside, for example, a mower
  • Report damaged sockets

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