From the wall socket
This bite deals with the safe use of electricity in the home.
WARNING: The mains supply can be dangerous if it is not treated properly.DO NOT INTERFERE WITH THE MAINS SUPPLY OR ANY APPLIANCES AT HOME.
This bite includes the subjects household appliances and the earth wire.
Work through them all or go to the ones that interest you. You may wish to print a hard copy for your reference.
The mains supply is used as the source of electrical energy for all types of household appliances. Here are some of the facts you should know:
|Appliance||Electrical energy transferred to|
|hair dryer||kinetic and heat|
The colours of insulation used for the wires in a flex are:
Its easy to remember which wire is connected to each pin in a plug.
As you look at a plug the way it would be inserted:
We've even got a short animation which can help you to remember this:
Brainsmart is full of advice on how to make the most of your memory.
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