In a typical laboratory at Western you will find a wide variety of electrical equipment. Many pieces of equipment have high electrical voltage requirements, which carry a higher potential for shock or fire if not used properly. Even electrical use in offices can present a hazard if installation has not been performed properly and precautions are not taken.
Here is some important information to assist you in ensuring your laboratory, office and other workspaces are safe:
- Electrical Safety Advisory – this notice will bring to your attention some of the most common problems and dangers.
- Western Electrical Equipment Safety Policy
- The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety offers some helpful questions and answers about electrical safety.
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