Electrical Safety – Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District

Electrical Safety

  • Do not overload electrical sockets
  • Do not run cords under rugs or furniture. * cords can become worn, overheat, and cause a fire.*
  • Use power strips equipped with overload protection.
  • Make sure to use only approved cords and power strips (approved by UL, Underwriter’s Laboratories)

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