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June 7, 2023

Electrical safety in your home — checklist

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Electrical appliances provide convenience and enjoyment for the entire family. However, items such as lamps, televisions, and electrical outlets can also pose serious injury risks. To reduce the potential for danger, walk through your home and identify all the items that use electricity. After you’ve done that, use the following recommendations as precautions to reduce the risk of shock and burn injuries.

Sample of the downloadable checklist

The downloadable checklist includes line items for you to check in the following areas of your home:

  • In All Rooms
  • In the Kitchen
  • In All Bathrooms
  • In All Bedrooms
  • In the Basement, Garage, and Workshops
  • Outdoors​

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

This checklist is merely a guideline. It is neither meant to be exhaustive nor meant to be construed as legal advice. © 2014, 2019 Zywave, Inc. All rights reserved.

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