The Dangers of DYI Electrical work

For those of you who are not qualified electricians completing your own electrical work around the home is not only dangerous to yourself and those around you, but is also illegal. If this work is completed incorrectly there is a high potential of serious injury or possibly death.

During the week, while an employee from Cutuli Electrical was replacing power points in a home he come across this:


As you can quite easily see by just looking at the colour codes the Neutral and Earth are around the wrong way. Any earthed conductive object (taps) would have had the potential to carry 240 volts. Something that seems so simple could have killed someone.

Call an electrician next time you need electrical work completed around your home.

Until next time, stay safe, stay green.