Safety steps on using power for X'mas fete

Staff Reporter

Thiruvananthapuram: The Chief Electrical Inspector has reminded the public about the safety measures that has to be followed while carrying out electric decorations during the forthcoming Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Only standard wires, plugs and switches should be used for wiring.

Connectors should be used if there are joints in the wire and insulation tape should be used, the Chief Electrical Inspector said in a release.

Licensed wiremen

The electric decorations should not be entrusted to children. Licensed wiremen should be entrusted with the work.

The supplies should be switched of while fixing the electric decorations.

Connections to the electric decorations should be taken only from the plugs that have switches.