When it comes to electrical safety, safety switches are one of the most commonly used devices. They offer an instant cut-off mechanism should they detect an electrical fault in the circuitry, and are designed to protect against electric shock and electrical burns.
If your safety switch trips off you may see it as an annoyance, but it means your safety switch is working and doing its job! You must ensure however you turn it back on, or 'reset' it, which is what this page is here to help you with.
If you are in doubt in any way, do not complete the below steps and call an electrical professional immediately, or give All Purpose Trade Solutions a call on 1300 370 455 and we will be able to assist.
A safety switch is located in your electricity box on your switchboard. Your switchboard is generally located at the front of your home near your power meter, or in a cabinet or cupboard in your home.
The following few steps are designed to assist you in resetting your safety switch. If you are in any way concerned, give an electrical professional a call and do not proceed with any of the steps set out below.
If you have any questions regarding safety switches, or would like to speak to one of our qualified team members regarding installing or replacing safety switches, give All Purpose Trade Solutions a call on 1300 370 455 today. We are experts when it comes to electrical safety, so get in contact now.
Workplace Health and Safety (Frequently Asked Questions): https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/safetyswitches/frequently-asked-questions
Workplace Health and Safety (Playing it safe with safety switches): https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/safetyswitches/safety-switch-films
The information contained on this page should be used as a guide only, and you must complete all your own research and education before completing any actions to reset your safety switch. All Purpose Trade Solutions will not be held responsible for any resulting occurences should an individual follow any suggestions made on this page.