Electrician Atlanta GA – An electrician is an individual specializing in electrical wiring of buildings, stationary machines and related equipment. To do electrical work in Georgia you need an electrical contractor license.
In 2003-2006, 47% of electrical failure home fires involved other known type of equipment. The leading other known type of equipment involved in home electrical failure fires are fan, clothes dryer and air conditioning equipment.
Approximately 80% of all injuries and fatalities caused by electrical incidents are not caused by electric shock, but by the intense heat, light, and pressure wave (blast) caused by electrical faults.
40% of deaths in home fires involving electrical or lighting equipment began in the living room, den, or family room.
In 2006, home structure fires caused $1,447 million in direct property damage.
Electrical Safety Tips
- Replace loose or frayed cords on all electrical devices.
- Avoid running extension cords under carpets.
- In homes with small children, use plastic safety covers on unused wall sockets.
- Consider having additional circuits or outlets added by a qualified electrician Atlanta Georgia so you do not have to use extension cords.
- Do not overload outlets.
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