Do not use any appliance that has a frayed cord, exposed wires, melted plugs or burn marks on the prongs. Repair or replace damaged cords and plugs, or discard for safety sake.
Treat all electric lines with caution and respect. Even low-voltage electric lines and cords can be hazardous if damaged or improperly handled.
Never use metallic pencils or rulers, or wear rings or metal watchbands when working with electrical equipment. This rule is very easy to forget, especially when you are showing some electrical part pointing with metallic pencil.
If you store hazardous materials properly, the chances of fire, spills, and accidents are greatly reduced. A leaking drum of lacquer thinner can be a fire hazard unless the right precautions are taken. Make sure you know the loading and storage chart so you don’t load
Be especially careful when working near power lines attached to your house. Keep equipment and yourself at least 10 feet from lines.
Respiratory Protection-Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is required to be provided by companies whose products or manufacturing processes are hazardous to the health of the employee. It is not just up to the company to provide them however, it’s also up to the employee to use them.