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7 Easy Ways to Prevent Cable-Related Dangers
7 Easy Ways to Prevent Cable-Related Dangers
It can be a tripping hazard or the risk of electrical shock, but one thing’s for sure: whenever people and cables come together, there’s always the threat of injury. You never know what can happen… cable-related accidents can result in just about anything, ranging from mild embarrassment to lawsuits. So whether you’re a parent, business owner or pet lover, reduce on-premises cable dangers with these 7 easy tips from CableOrganizer.com.
CableOrganizer.com Child Safety Kit
Have kids? Have loose, floor-level electrical cords? Small children and cables are
a safe combination, so if you answered “yes” to both of those questions, you’ve got some cable management to do! Many parents cover unused outlets to protect their children from shock, but precautions shouldn’t end there. Just as there’s a risk of kids sticking fingers or sharp objects into electrical receptacles, there are also less-obvious dangers that come from small children chewing, tripping and pulling on household cables.
One of the easiest ways to protect your children from cable-related harm is to lift cords off the floor and out of their reach! With our
adhesive-backed cable clips, cords can easily be routed around doorframes, run behind furniture, and secured against higher surfaces. Another of our child-safety favorites is surface raceway, the perfect solution for containing and disguising cable runs between your electronics and power outlets. Employees
WireRun Rubber Cable Protectors
From computers and phones to fax machines and copiers, the devices that make modern business possible come with a bevy of cable-related tripping hazards! The unruly cords that crawl around office floors are an accident waiting to happen. Avoid the expense, frustration, and downtime that accidents can cause, by increasing your employee safety factor with
light capacity floor cord covers
. Our easy to install, low-profile cord covers significantly reduce the risk of employees tripping, and help prevent damage to power and data cables that are continually walked over.
Guests Picture this scenario: you’ve invited a new friend (let’s call her “Becky”) over for dinner. At some point during the grand tour of your home , you proudly point out the brand-new flat screen TV hanging on your living room wall. Becky, much impressed, runs over to take a closer look, but fails to notice the long lamp cord in his path. Cord snags foot, down comes Becky; Becky gets a close-up of your new Berber carpet instead.
SafCord Cord Covers
Entertaining people in your home is supposed to be fun… the last thing you’d want is to move the party to the Emergency Room! Always remember: there are two universal truths to consider before sending out invitations:
Household cords get a kick out of tripping unsuspecting visitors Guests don’t always watch where they’re going
So take Guest Safety into your own hands, and prevent cable-related accidents with ingenious but simple-to-use products like the
SafCord Cord Cover
. Hook-and-loop anchored SafCord is specifically designed for use with loop, Berber, and commercial-grade carpets. If you’ve got cords running across carpeted rooms, hallways or staircases, just cut this rugged Cordura® cover to the length you need, lay it over the cables, and gently press to secure it to the carpet. Even though it uses no adhesives, SafCord holds cables firmly in place, and can be walked over virtually unnoticed.
WireRun Manta Edge-Mount Desk Outlet
Gone is age where the only props needed for meetings were easels and whiteboards. These days, just about every conference room event requires Internet access, projectors, and -- at the very least -- laptops. Conditions like that add up to a lot of cables, which can turn into an entire roomful of tripping hazards if they’re all stretched from the table top to outlets and data ports in the wall.
If you’re looking for a way to prevent meeting participants from tripping on conference room cables, CableOrganizer.com has the perfect solution: table top power and data distribution units. Products like the
Interport Power/Data Center
and Altinex’s Pop-N-Plug allow you to have AC power outlets and data ports built directly into you conference tabletop, so there’s no more need to run cords across the pathways in your boardroom. Easily configured in multiples, these unique distribution units can be closed flush with the table’s surface when not in use, and give your conference room a neat, professional, and well-appointed appearance.