Safety

Ask the expert: Use of power strips

OSHA Healthcare Connection, April 17, 2012

Q: Our safety checklist states that we should not use multiple extension cords to power electrical equipment. Is a power strip—those things with four or five plug receptacles—considered an extension cord?

Click here for advice from the OSHA Healthcare Advisor and a link for downnloading the electrical safety checklist.

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