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GFCI and AFCI breakers should be tested every month and after a fire or electrical storm.
Make sure all electrical equipment, lights, toys, appliances, etc, bear the seal of a nationally recognized certification agency such as CSA, Intertek Testing, ULC, etc…
GFCI’s are products designed to prevent serious injury or death from electrical shock by detecting ground faults at very low levels.
Electrical accidents kill approx. 25 industrial workers every year in Canada. Be cautious when working around electrical equipment.
Check and test smoke alarms on a monthly basis and replace as required.
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Stay back at least 10 meteres (33 feet) from any fallen power lines or exposed cable.
When using equipment in the vicinity of power lines, always maintain the limits of approach: (3-7 meteres or 10-20 feet depending on the voltage).
Do not leave plugged in appliances where they may fall into or contact water. If a plugged in appliance falls into water, never reach in to pull it out, even if it is turned off.
It takes only 10-40 milli-amps to seriously injure or even kill a person.
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