Visual Inspection Checklist:
Check for obvious external damage
Check defects- accessories, plugs or socket outlets
Check defects on connectors
Check supply cords
No exposed inner cords, external sheaths not cut abraded or damaged
Check cords are not tangled or exposed for tripping
All flexible cords are securely anchored
Powerboards: Indicator for ‘maximum load’ is visible & legible
Damaged Extension Lead
Extension lead is not correctly entered into the cable grip of the plug. This places excessive strain on the inner cable, creating a dangerous hazard.
Extension cord with a cut or nick in the outer cover exposing inner cable.
A powerboard that has been overloaded causing overheating and charring of socket. Note: Extreme fire risk.
Powerboard with the inner cables exposed at the board creating a connection hazard.
Extension cords under chair matting and creating unsafe environment in workplace.
Overloading of power supply in an office environment. Extreme Fire Risk.
Lamp has damaged anchoring point exposing the inner cable.
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