56 per cent disasters in industries due to electrical faults – India

The Hindu : Cities / Hyderabad : 56 per cent disasters in industries due to electrical faults: ‘Electricity is not just a lifeline, it can also take away life when handled improperly’

Electrical faults seem to be the major reason for industrial disasters in the country as 56 per cent of incidents are reportedly caused by them.

Overheating, ageing of the material and use of sub-standard quality of electrical gadgets have been the main factors contributing to the increasing fire accidents in industries in the past four years, said V. Srinivas, member of the Fire and Security Association of India (FSAI) National Executive Board.

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