Portable Space Heater Safety Guidelines Portable space heaters are the top cause of fire death from home heating equipment. extension cord. The heater’s energy demand is too high and the extension cord can short circuit. Guidelines. 5 Guidelines
Do not connect a space heater to an outlet with an extension cord, and never overload the circuit. before using a space heater. Check the cord on an electric space heater to determine if it is very warm or hot. If so,
Any type of space heater through an extension cord is prohibited. Keep all space heaters at least 3 feet away from • Do not use a space heater with a damaged cord. Inspect the heater's cord periodically to look for frayed wire or damaged insulation.
Portable Space Heater Safety Guidelines Portable space heaters are the space heater follow the following children. 4 Plug the space heater directly into a wall outlet. Do not use an extension cord. The heater’s energy demand is too high and the extension cord can short circuit
Portable space heaters can pose a major workplace fire safety hazard. The user of a space heater is responsible for any hazard or fire code violation created as a result of unauthorized or ♦ Never use an extension cord with heater because it may overheat and cause a risk of fire
If you use a gas space heater, light the match before you turn on the gas. This avoids the risk of flashback Don’t use an extension cord with the heater. if the cord is hot to the Electric heaters permanently installed in the wall or ceiling should have
SPACE HEATER GUIDELINES . • Space heaters are not allowed in laboratories containing flammable liquids or gases. • All ceramic space heater locations should be inspected by Facilities to verify the use of an extension cord
Between 2005 and 2014, space heater fires caused 23 civilian injuries, 27 fire service injuries and an estimated dollar loss of $7 million. The average dollar loss for a space If you must use an extension cord, make sure it is a heavy duty
Must, use ONLY a Heavy Duty appliance grade, grounded extension cord. Never leave a space heater running unattended, or while sleeping. Always turn Never use a space heater near or close to a sink, bathtub, or any source of water. Never
Infrared Portable Space Heater 1500 Watts with Two Heat Settings Automatic Thermostat CHECK YOUR HEATER CORD AND PLUG CONNECTIONS. Can I use an extension cord, surge protector, or power strip with my heater?
Space Heater Policy The University of Texas at Tyler General: Three significant issues govern the use of space heaters in campus buildings — fire safety, electrical Do not plug a space heater into an extension cord or power strip.
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Use of Space Heaters in University Buildings PURPOSE NEVER use an extension cord or power strip with a space heater. Radiant Panel heaters may be used with extension cords or power strips rated for 15 amps or more. 6. Never run a power cord under a carpet or floor mat.
The use of any extension cord with a portable space heater is strictly prohibited. C. Portable electric space heaters shall be turned off and unplugged when not in use. D. Portable electric space heaters shall be inspected frequently.