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Electricity can be extremely useful but also very dangerous. Here are a few points to keep in mind while you are inside your home.
Small island electricity grids are subject to voltage fluctuations. You can compare this to a small boat to a large ship, you can feel any slight movement in a small boat, whereas the same movement in a large ship would be negligible.
There are a few easy steps to protect your sensitive electronic equipment and appliances from voltage fluctuations and surges.
If you plan to use a backup generator as an emergency power supply, here are some import safety precautions from GEBE:
If you have any doubts about how to properly use a portable electric generator, contact the manufacturer or a licensed electrician for assistance.
A short circuit is a type of failure in an electrical circuit caused when the hot wire (black) touches another hot wire or touches a neutral wire (white). It can also be caused if there is a break in a wire or connection.