As we know the scorching sun is really creating troubles for citizens and people have started using air coolers. However, it is necessary to use them carefully to prevent any mishap. The main reason is the possibility of loss of life and property due to electrocution in summer. As per information, the cooler should be used always on a three pin plug to prevent any mishap. The earthing leakage circuit breaker should be installed in homes. This equipment is easily available in the market. The electrical supply is immediately stopped if there is any danger of electricity. It is necessary to inspect that the earthing is proper in the house.
According to MSEDCL .the air cooler should be installed in such a way that it will come directly in contact with soil to prevent electrical supply in the external metal part. The electrical supply should be stopped filling water and care should be taken that water will not fall down on land. The cooler should not be touched with wet hands. The pump should not be started with a wet hand or wet land. If water is not coming from the pump, the electrical supply to the pump should be stopped. Many times the water is not lifted despite switching pumps due to low level of water. There is a possibility of the pump getting air locked leading to electrocution. The priming of the running pump should be avoided.