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1st March 2018

Essential Business Electrical Safety Tips

Thinking about how to make your business safer? Avoid electrical hazards in the workplace with guidance from MES! We have a variety of services your industrial or commercial business would benefit from!

We know in a busy business environment electrical safety can sometimes be overlooked. However, it is very worthwhile in the long run, to take time to have the necessary electrical services carried out! Working for over twenty years, we have provided quality installations to a range of businesses who have different needs.

Prevent Electrical Hazards in the Workplace

Maintenance Checks

electrical hazards in the workplace

Maintenance checks will reduce the risks of hazards!

In any business, it is vital that any electrical equipment and machines are checked and maintained to ensure their working order. An electrician Glasgow based like MES can carry out frequent checks on any appliance. Maintenance checks are a simple way of the prevention of electrical hazards in the workplace. If you are unsure if your business is in need of maintenance checks, take a look around the installations used daily, is there any wear and tear? It is time to ask your electrician for help! This step is essential for any business to avoid an electrical emergency, look at our last post for more information.

Patience and Care

In a situation where your electrical appliance or piece of equipment is not working correctly, don’t get frustrated! In cases like these, people tend to lose their patience and use the electrical equipment incorrectly. To solve an electrical problem it takes time and it may just be a simple matter. We all know that when something isn’t working properly it can be irritating, but in the case of electrical equipment, this may create a hazard. Also, when taking the time to inspect the problem, it may be worthwhile to ask your electrician for advice or a specific service!

Inform Employees

Ensure your employees are informed of the correct way of using any equipment!

Another one of the most helpful ways you can ensure your appliances avoid causing electrical hazards in the workplace is to inform and train employees to use the equipment properly. It may seem like an additional way of preventing your business from working efficiently, however, it is essential to the safety of your employees! This training should be carried out by a professional and highly qualified electrician. Without providing your employees with correct training you are placing them at an increased risk of danger.

Keep your business free from electrical hazards with the help of MES.

Steven Maclaren is an electrical expert and has been for the last 10 years, his company Maclaren Electrical Services has worked incredibly hard to build their reputation in the electrical industry. Steven strives to develop and evolve to ensure that he can do the best for the team, the community and the environment.