Be a Safe Home – BC Hydro
Christmas safety tips: Extension cords
- Keep your extension cords away from water.
- Do not use a two pronged extension cord outdoors.
- Always use extension cords that are properly rated for the load.
- Never break off or bypass the grounding prong on a three-pronged plug.
- Worn cords can cause shocks and fires. Do not use them!
- When removing a plug from a socket, pull on the plug and not on the cord.