Safety and compliance are critical considerations during electrical installation. Installation technicians have to follow specific procedures and protocols when handling electrical equipment. Such practices ensure workplace safety and ensure users are not at risk later.

Electrical contractors must also follow the rules, standards, and protocols mandated by authorities. These mandates deal with installing wiring and devices. It also specifies training requirements and safety precautions. Compliance with such mandates prevents accidents and injury and pre-empt risks and hazards.