Recently I was training staff at a fine Motorway Services on the M5. There was nothing much out of the ordinary about it until I was chatting to the manager after the course. We were standing close to a service counter when there was a sizeable spillage. That counter contained a range of electrical outlets and equipment.

As my colleague leapt into action to clean up the liquid mess it became an impromptu training  exercise in electrical awareness as I pointed out a series of checks to ensure the area was safe to work on in the clean up. Liquids and electricity do not mix well.

At the end he commented that being electrically aware was even more valuable than he  had already thought. 

Having an ingrained process that you can apply to any circumstance that may have unseen risk should be a habit for anyone working around electrical kit.

It’s what we do