To properly ground yourself, you should work in a non-carpeted area and remove all sources of static electricity from your surroundings. Electrical devices should be unplugged.Continue Reading
If you are working on a computer or other electrical device, be sure that it is unplugged.
Clear your working space of all sources of static electricity. This includes rolling desk chairs, plastic items and, even, cats.
Remove carpeting and rugs from work area. If the room you are working in has wall-to-wall carpet, relocate your work area to a room with wood or tiled floors.