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Hiring a Commercial Electrician to Ensure Electrical Safety

Protecting workers should always be a top priority in your business. First because it’s the right thing to do and secondly, it’s a smart investment. One primary concern is practicing proper electrical safety by always hiring skilled commercial electricians who will have the knowledge and training to handle every type of electrical work.

Fire prevention

Many building fires happen because electrical systems that are outdated or faulty. Circuits can be overloaded causing the wiring to overheat. Problems are much less likely when the work is done by a licensed and insured commercial electrician. Because commercial systems have special requirements, commercial electricians will have the proper training and materials to do the job right.

Code compliance

The last thing you want at your Auburn, Opelika, or Montgomery, AL business is to fail an electrical inspection or have someone injured because the electrical work wasn’t done to code. All commercial electricians at Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air are knowledgeable about applicable local and national code requirements. You should never hire an electrician who can’t provide proof of proper training and licensing. 

What to look for

When searching for a commercial electrician you’re going to be faced with dozens of choices. How do you know who’s qualified to do electrical work in your business? There are two primary considerations:

  • Training and certification—Never lose sight of the fact that working with electricity can be very dangerous. Many electrical jobs are complex and require specialized training and certification. You are perfectly within your rights to ask for documentation from anyone you are thinking about hiring.
  • Licensed and insured—Any commercial electrician you allow into your business must have the correct license and proof of insurance. If they don’t, you could end up being liable for any injuries or damage that happen on your property while the electrician is working.

Don’t take a chance

Commercial electrical work is not the place to cut corners. Think of the negative impacts an electrical accident or fire could have on your business. When you hire a commercial electrician from Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air you have our pledge the person is properly trained, licensed, and insured. Additionally, all Dixie employees are background checked and drug tested before they are hired. Call to learn more and be sure to like and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more great information to help your business.