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Important Precautions for Installation of Electric Cables

  1. The cables and wiring external to the equipment must have flame retardant properties and should be installed in such a manner that it should not interfere with the original flame retarding properties.
  2. Cables and wirings for emergency equipment, lightings, communication, and the signal should be kept away from spaces like galley, laundries, machinery space of category A & other high-risk areas.
  3. Special precautions are to be taken for cable installation in the hazardous area as it might lead to an explosion in case of an electrical fault.
  4. Terminations and joints are to be made in such a manner that it should retain its original fire resisting properties.
  5. Avoid cable for damage and chafing during installation.
  6. Fireproof glands to be used in case of the cable passing through the bulkhead as it would prevent the fire from one compartment to other.
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Electrical Safety Tips

  • Work with experienced Electrician: We advise you to work with a competent, experienced registered electrician to update any home wiring and to avoid going down the DIY(Do it Yourself) route for this task. Because incomplete knowledge is a dangerous thing.
  • Install additional outlets so that you end up relying on using multiple extension cords: If you plan on adding new rooms to your house or adding more appliances to existing rooms, make sure to get your electrician to install additional outlets to ensure that you won’t end up relying on using multiple extension cords for all your electrical needs.
  • Know appliance safety updates: If you have bought new appliances or electrical goods for your home makeover, make sure you register them so that you will be the first to know of any product recalls or safety updates.
  • Do not overload any sockets: Carefully plan out the layout of your appliances with the aim in mind to not overload any sockets. Make sure you are aware of the limits of your power outlets are and stay within them.
  • Work after researching thoroughly: Don’t undertake any DIY(Do it yourself) electrical work without researching thoroughly if it’s an installation that is permitted for homeowners to undertake.