Electrical appliances have become a staple of modern life – from fridges and phones to toasters or the TV, it’s hard to think of how we would get by without a few electrically-powered essentials.
We would like to offer you some electrical safety advice to help keep you safe in your home:
Don’t overload plug sockets
An extension lead or adaptor will have a limit to how many amps it can take so, to help reduce the risk of fire, be careful not to overload them.
The Electrical Safety Council has an excellent online tool that can help you assess whether or not you are overloading an adaptor: