Child Proof Your Home: Outlets are Just the Beginning

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When most people think of childproofing their home, their minds jump to childproof outlets. The National Fire Protection Association stated that approximately 2,400 children suffer from shock and burns each year from electric outlets. However, childproof outlets are only the beginning to childproofing a home. Here’s some tips from Tamworth Electrician.   In the kitchen:  Install latches on all cabinet doors so your child wont be able to get to dangerous household products  Move potentially dangerous chemicals/products like medicine out of their reach.  We recommend putting these things on the top shelf. When using the stove, use the back burners and turn the pot handles away from the edge of the counter. Since there are lots of risks in this room, it is even a good idea to keep it gated to reduce the risk of your little on hurting themselves.  In your bathrooms: Install latches on all of your cabinets.  Install toilet locks to keep your toilet closed. Unplug hair dyers and curling irons.  Also when using these, keep them away from the edge of the counter where a child can grab them. Don’t forget to cover your electrical outlets as well! In the play area: Make sure that toys … Read More

Electrical Testing and Tagging Register

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Free download electrical testing and tagging register that complies with Australian standards. Attached is a pdf you may use to catalogue the tested and tagged items. Download the PDF below. Tamworth Electrician offers electrical testing and tagging services at a competitive rate. See more: