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Why does my safety switch keep tripping?

  • 07 Apr 2017

Repeated tripping of the safety switch in your home can be really annoying and always seems to happen at very inconvenient times such as when you're getting ready for work or in the middle of cooking dinner. However, safety switches protect residents from dangerous electrical accidents and have potentially prevented thousands of electrical injuries since they were introduced into Australian homes in the 1990's.

Getting to the bottom of constant tripping problems need not be a big issue. Take a look at the infographic below for tips on what to do when the safety switch trips.

Why does my safety switch keep tripping?

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