Always Check labels on lamps and use the right size bulb. Check the label on your fuse box and be sure you use the right size fuses,otherwise overloading may cause fire.
Use eyewash and safety shower with plenty of water when you come in contact with a chemical (for minimum 20 minutes).
Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions on chemical containers, Handle with extreme caution. Use recommended protective equipment: gloves, safety goggles, etc. Ensure adequate ventilation.
In shops and offices,a higher fire risk are at storerooms, rooms where the photo copying equipment and stationery is stored because flammable liquids may be present and a large quantity of flammable goods are stored with limited supervision. House keeping and ensuring the rooms are keep as tidy as possible will reduce the risk.
Always store paint and other flammable liquids in their original, labeled containers with tight fitting lids and away from heat sources.
Make sure all electrical panel circuits are properly labeled. Always replace fuses or circuit breakers with the correct size and amperage.
Treat all electric lines with caution and respect. Even low-voltage electric lines and cords can be hazardous if damaged or improperly handled.
Forklift trucks have a high center of gravity and can tip over if not driven slowly and carefully by trained, authorized operators. In addition,materials placed improperly on the forks, or lifted or placed incorrectly, can easily slip. That’s a hazard to the operator and to others in the area.
Containers should be kept covered. Proprietary safety containers with self closing lids and caps should be used where possible for dispensing and applying small quantities of flammable liquids. The lids and caps of containers should be replaced after use. No container should be opened in such a way(eg by punching a hole or cutting off the top) that it cannot be safely reclosed.
Make sure your plugs fit your outlets. Never remove the ground pin (the third prong) to make a three-prong fit a two-conductor outlet; this could lead to an electrical shock. NEVER FORCE A PLUG INTO AN OUTLET IF IT DOESN’T FIT. Plugs should fit securely into outlets. Avoid overloading outlets with too many appliances.