Power points & power boards

Overloaded power points and power boards can overheat and cause a fire in your
home.

Face the facts

overloaded power boardsTo prevent this from happening:

  • Never overload power points;
  • Never connect power boards or double adaptors together;
  • Check power boards for signs of damage or discolouration. If found discard immediately.  
  • Buy quality power boards with an overload protection device (RCD); and
  • Provide adequate ventilation around the power boards.

For more tips on electrical safety, phone 132 281 or visit ActewAGL

Power points and power boards fact sheet [.PDF 315KB]

This page was last modified on November 21st, 2013