CAPETOWN ELECTRICIANS FAQS
Q: What's the difference between residential and commercial electricians?
A: As their name implies, residential electricians work in homes. … Commercial electricians work in stores and offices, usually installing power outlets and lighting. Their wiring typically follows a three-phase approach, with two smaller “legs” running one voltage and a larger “leg” running a higher voltage.
Q: What's a residential electrician?
A: A residential electrician is a tradesperson who works in home settings, such as single-family dwellings, townhomes, condos, and large apartment complexes. Additionally, there is a range of differently qualified electricians, such as a master.
Q: What should you do in an electrical emergency?
A: Step 1: Don’t touch someone receiving an electric shock. If one of your colleagues receives a serious electric shock, your first reaction will likely be to go to their aid. …
- Step 2: Call emergency services. …
- Step 3: Turn off the power. …
- Step 4: Administer first aid.
Q: What are the 3 hazards of electricity?
A: There are three main types of electrical hazards: electric shock, electrical burns, and arc blasts (the effect of blasts).
Q: What are the common steps in emergency response?
A: Prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery are the five steps of Emergency Management.
Q: What are the 3 steps in the emergency action plan?
A: 3 Steps to Create an Emergency Evacuation Plan
- Determine evacuation procedures and emergency escape route assignments. …
- Implement a clear chain of command and designation of the person authorized to order an evacuation. …
- Create procedures to account for all employees after an emergency evacuation.
Q: What are 5 electrical safety tips?
A: Electrical safety for kids
- Never put fingers or other objects in an outlet.
- Keep metal objects out of toasters.
- Never use anything with a cord or plug around water.
- Never pull a plug out by its cord.
- Stay away from substations and power lines.
- Don’t climb on power poles.
- Never fly kites near power lines.
Q: What's the difference between commercial and industrial electricians?
A: Commercial electricians work in stores and offices, usually installing power outlets and lighting. … Industrial electricians are basically commercial electricians who primarily work in factories, chemical plants, and mines, etc.
Q: How long does it take to become an industrial electrician?
A: four years
It takes at least four years to become a licensed industrial electrician. An apprenticeship is the most common path to becoming a licensed journeyman industrial electrician. The apprenticeship typically includes about 144 hours of classroom instruction and 2,000 hours of on-the-job training per year.
Q: What does an industrial electrician do?
A: Industrial electricians perform a variety of functions related to electrical controls, equipment, and wiring in an industrial plant or worksite. Their work may involve testing, troubleshooting, installation, and repair of the electrical components. … Troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment.