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[Quiz – Question 4] What are the main causes of electrical fires presenting in the “Electrical Fire Prevention Guide”?

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[Quiz – Question 4] What are the main causes of electrical fires presenting in the “Electrical Fire Prevention Guide”?

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Here you go for the fourth question :

 

What are the main causes of electrical fires presenting in the “Electrical Fire Prevention Guide”?


Reference Link: https://go.schneider-electric.com/WW_201907_Electrical-Fire-Prevention-Guide-Content_EA-LP-EN.html

 

 

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Re: [Quiz – Question 4] What are the main causes of electrical fires presenting in the “Electrical Fire Prevention Guide”?

Frequently overloaded circuit breakers; Flickering lights or intermittent power outages; Appliances or electrical devices that feel excessively hot ; Shocks or sparks from appliances or outlets ; Unexplained burning smells

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Re: [Quiz – Question 4] What are the main causes of electrical fires presenting in the “Electrical Fire Prevention Guide”?

not follows requirements, including IEC standards and national regulations;

using not compliant equipment;

over-current, overvoltages and overheating of electrical appliances;

short circuits;

electrical installations can deteriorate with time, often due to environmental factors, such as heat, humidity and corrosive chemical reactions;

conductor insulation failures;

arc fault; 

violation of operating conditions and modes;

operating errors...