Electrical Safety - Extension Cords in Use

Audit findings: Extension cords in use (instead of permanent wiring)

Adverse consequence(s): Electrocution, shock, electrical burns, or fire   

Corrective action: Extension cords may not be used as permanent wiring, and must be removed. If additional outlets are required, ask your Department Administrator to arrange for additional outlets to be installed within the laboratory. Please see the EHS Firesafety link for specific requirements.