In this infographic created by Mertech Electrical, we take a look at the common electrical hazards you are likely to find in your average household. Along with these hazards, we have provided some safety tips to keep you and your family safe from electrical injuries such as shocks and burns.
According to Electrical Safety First, in 2011/2012 there was a total of 5956 accidental domestic fires in the UK in which 2469 of those accidental fires were of electrical origin. 1,392 of the 2469 were caused by the misuse of electrical appliances. These numbers have risen in recent years and are expected to continue to rise with more and more advanced electrical appliances being purchased.
If you have any more questions about electrical hazards or are looking for an electrician in Hull, then do not hesitate to get in touch with us today on 07970 610 237 and a member of our experienced team will be on hand to assist your queries.
Mertech Electrical, 05 January 2017.