Safety switches are often confused with surge diverters and circuit breakers. It is important to understand the differences between these devices.
Safety switches, also known as RCD’s, protect people.
Circuit breakers and surge diverters protect equipment.
Test your safety switches every three months to ensure they are working properly. It’s as simple as pushing the test button. If the switch goes off then it’s working however if the switch does not go off you will need the unit replaced as soon as possible.
The picture below shows a typical safety switch button.
If you are unsure if safety switches are installed at your workplace / factory or you require units to be replaced contact our commercial electrical team on 3881 0956 or complete our booking request form today.
Electro Systems are experts in the design and supply of Surge Protection Equipment
Electro Systems are Industrial electrical contractors located at Brendale in the northern suburbs of Brisbane. The company was incorporated in 1990 and has been operating since 1981. Electro Systems provide specialist electrical, PLC, and instrumentation systems in addition to general industrial, electrical installation, and maintenance.