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How to warn electrical risk?

In France there are more than 300,000 fires per year, or more than 800 per day. And contrary to what one might think at first glance, it is not the flames... lire la suite

How to warn electrical risk?

In France there are more than 300,000 fires per year, or more than 800 per day. And contrary to what one might think at first glance, it is not the flames that kill the most in fires, but the toxic fumes given off by combustion.

What are the causes of fires ? 

In the office, the threat of an electrical fire is great. And the consequences can be dramatic! Indeed, in addition to burns and potential deaths, 70% of companies go bankrupt after a major disaster, such as a fire for example.

Multiple computers, cables, sockets, dust that can accumulate behind printers that you never move ... in business, the threat is protean.

To ward off danger and misfortune, you can take action by following a few simple guidelines which are explained in this video.

How to avoid electrical fires ? 

Prevention is a constant attitude, an altruistic state of mind

Avoid coiling or hanging an extension cord when plugged in.

Do not let an electrical appliance hang or suffocate from its cable.

Pull on the plug to disconnect a cable, not on the cable itself. Make sure that no plug is stuck or crushed behind furniture.

Allowing dust to accumulate on outlets increases the risk of fire. Connect low-consumption devices to a multiple socket

To find out how to evacuate an office building in the event of a fire, you can watch our video Evacuate: what is the role of the guide-lane?

To learn more about the electrical risk at home, you can watch our video How to prevent electrical risks at home?