In times of social isolation due to Covid-19, staying at home with children has been requiring an extra dose of creativity and care from parents. Enjoying
so much free time inside their homes, kids may be attempted to
explore places and objects that otherwise would go unnoticed. Due to
this, parents shall pay increased attention to some itens,
particularly electric equipment, wires and sockets. Therefore,
Neoenergia reiterates some safety measures to ensure that this moment
may be passed through with more tranquility. And there’s no age
restriction to follow them.
It is natural that parents get worried with the well-being of their children. While some are working from home and others are carrying out their daily taks, kids need to be entertained, whether through games, child’s play or some family activity. Due to this, attention shall be given to the risks.
first risk that may be found at home is electric shock. A key measure
is the use of covers in all sockets. This avoids the insertion of
objects, especially metallic ones, which would cause a big risk. In
addition, some recommendations must the followed after handling
water. Wearing shoes and keeping hands dry is essential when
contacting any type of appliances or electronic equipment.
a general rule, children must not handle electric equipment and
wires. In this case, attention shall be focused, mainly, when
charging objects such as cell phones and tablets - they must not be
used until charge is full. Electronic equipment shall only be plugged
and unplugged by an adult, always with the attention to pull the
plug, never the wire.
This initiative is part of theIberdrola group's response to the Coronavírus.