Portable Space Heater Policy . Portable space heaters are discouraged in the workplace due to the increased risk of fire from electrical circuit
• The space heater must be plugged directly into an electrical outlet. Do not use light-duty extension cords or multi-outlet strip/surge protector; they can start fires because space heaters draw high amounts of wattage.
Space Heater Recommendations . OSEH Fire Safety Services does not recommend specific makes/models of portable space heaters for use on campus, but we do have the following guidelines for any heaters that are used:
Outlet strip, or surge protector. The space heater must plug directly into an approved 120 volt AC receptacle. Space heaters and their cords shall not be positioned so as to create a tripping hazard in the work area. Office of State Human Resources
USE OF SPACE HEATERS ON CAMPUS have a space heater in your office as long as the following conditions are met: Wherever possible, plug your electric heater directly into a wall outlet instead of a surge protector. Never use an extension cord.
Do not plug a space heater into a surge protector, multi-outlet box or extension cord. The high current flow can cause components to deteriorate, leading to a breakdown of solder joints eventual failure of the multi -box outlet,
Portable Electric Heater Safety Requirements for Office and Home . As the cold weather approaches, Do not plug a space heater into a surge protector, multi-outlet box or extension cord. The high current flow can cause components .
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Strip, or surge protector. (2) Space heater units shall be turned off when an employee leaves their Pre-Usage Safety Checklist for Space Heater All Space Heaters used within the Department of Human Services buildings must comply
Office of Compliance Safety and Health FAST FACTS Examples of Improper Space Heater Usage To the right is an image of an improperly utilized space
Clearance around the electrical circuit breaker panel, furnace, hot water heater Power strips with built-in surge/circuit protector. Extension cords and multi-plug adapters are not acceptable in the home.
• Turn off all hot water taps. • Check that the gas is turned on at the water heater and gas across these two points then the surge protector is good. If you do not get continuity then replace the surge protector. Frost Protection:
Water Heater ENERGY STAR® High Efficiency Heat Pump Water Heater ENERGY STAR® Qualified $150.00 Electric Hot Water Heater EF ≥ 0.93 $25.00 Please provide the following information about the new, installed equipment: Intelligent Surge Protector $10.00
Bottom Loading Water Dispenser • Do not connect your water dispenser to an extension or surge protector. • Never allow children to dispense hot water without proper and direct supervision. Unplug unit to prevent unsupervised use by children.