Reduce power usage during load shedding

2018-07-03 06:00

SECURITY TIPS DURING LOAD SHEDDING:

• It is important that your alarm system has an adequate battery supply. Batteries should be checked regularly.

• Alarms should be checked during extended power outages to keep systems running.

• Power cuts can impact on fire systems and fire control systems; so these also need to be checked regularly.

• The more frequent use of gas and candles can increase the risk of fire and home fire extinguishers should be on hand.

• Above all remain vigilant during a power cut; be on the look-out for any suspicious activity and report this to the SAPS immediately.

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