Stay safer up there, switch off down here

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    • Man: Just heading up into the roof. See you in a bit.

      Woman: Sam? Sam? Sam?

      Man: What?
      I said I was going up into the roof. I just had to turn the power off first.

      Voice over: With the power on, the ceiling space is a dangerous place.

      Stay safer up there, switch off down here.

      Authorised by the Queensland Government, Brisbane.

Stay safer up there, switch off down here.

There are serious electrical safety risks in ceiling spaces.

Whether you are a homeowner or a tradie, there is one simple thing you can do to make it safer before you go up into the ceiling space – turn off all the main power switches at the switchboard.

Stay safer up there, switch off down here.

Free brochure and warning stickers

Get your free brochure containing ceiling space warning stickers, to warn your family or anyone else working in your home to turn off the main switches at the switchboard before going into the ceiling space.

Place the stickers on the ceiling space manhole and switchboard in your home.

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    • Voice over: There's one simple thing you can do to remind yourself to switch off the power before you go into the ceiling space. Make sure you turn off all the main power switches at your switchboard.

      Stay safer up there, switch off down here.

      Authorised by the Queensland Government, Brisbane.

A little reminder that could save a life.

Even with the power off at the switchboard, there is still a risk of electric shock because the service lines coming in off the street are still live.

Our message is to "stay safer up there" and we recognise that turning off all the main power switches at the switchboard does not mitigate all risk, but it does reduce the risk.

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