IESCO for adopting precautionary measures in rainy spell

City Reporter

The Islamabad Electric Supply Company has asked the general public to adopt precautionary measures owing to rainy spell as a little carelessness or negligence can lead to fatal accident.

The spokesman advised the general public to follow precautionary measures for the sake of saving life and important belongs.

Do not touch naked wire and get repair defective wiring, use three pin plug along with proper earthing while using iron, washing machine, refrigerator etc, put wooden piece, flapper or dari under your feet and also use rubber sole shoes, it further said.

Use rope while drying clothes instead of electrical wires and do not use water pipe for it. Instruct children to avoid going near electricity installations while playing.

Do not keep hold the rope of cattle with poles or stay wire and remain at least hundred feet away from high tension wires.

It further advised that electrocuted person must be separated from wire with piece of wooden or dry cloth. Do not allow any person or animal to go near the broken electricity wires till the arrival of concerned.

Meanwhile, Chief Executive Muhammad Amjad also directed the staff to remain alert at complaint offices and to make sure the timely redressal of consumer complaints.

He also directed to the stores for providing extra material to field offices for timely rectification of complaints.

The CEO said that the General Public should observe precautionary measures during rain. In case of any emergency, the consumers should contact the concerned area’s Complaint Office, SDO’s or XEN’s.

Moreover, the IESCO operation teams fully restored the affected distribution system due to recent flash rains.

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