No matter if you’re an electrician or a trainee, there are many mistakes electricians could make. While these errors may seem obvious however, understanding how to avoid them is critical to you and your colleagues’ safety.
Unsecured cables are the most common error made by trainees as they think that a wire that is not secured with a clamp doesn’t pose a risk. A box that has the wire that is not coiled can be danger to the safety of those who are near it. The electrical issue can be resolved by clamping any loose cables within the box.
A common mistake made by electricians is to install plugs or electrical devices without properly grounding. While some electricians might think they don’t need to use grounding however it is a good idea to prevent from being hurt or creating their working conditions. Connecting modern electrical appliances and fixtures to connections that aren’t up-to-date is one of the most common mistakes apprentices make in their first year in their careers as electricians. If you want to put in modern fixtures, you must have an up-to-date and secure connection.
The exposure of electrical wires and boxes to flammable elements is a mistake that may endanger the lives of all in the vicinity. Electricians who are licensed is required to be knowledgeable about protection measures and be aware of fire hazards.