Electrical Safety: Maintenance and Power Tips

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and maintenance tips that can help prevent fires, fatalities and electrical accidents in the home. Preventative measures are important, especially during the colder months. Shared are electrical fire statistics, ways to maintain your electrical appliances and how to purchase proper surge protection.The emphasis in these tips is ways to prevent overload, which is what often leads to fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and resident!

Special Thanks to WATE.com, the Associated Press and to Tennessee Fire Officials for this article, Tennessee Fire Officials Offer Electrical Safety Tips.

Electrical Safety: Life Saving Action with Fallen Power Lines

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety video with a cautionary and life saving word about what to do if a power line falls on your car. In the event of severe weather that can cause power lines to be damaged, we need to be on the lookout for these possible crisis situations, and if we end up in one, to follow the step-by-step process that can save you from being a conductor of electricity! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your car!

Special Thanks to WTOC.com, ESFI, Elizabeth Rawlins, and to Wilson Saleeby of Palmetto Electric, V.P. of Engineering and Operations for this electrical safety video, Think Fast: What if a power line falls on your car? 

Electrical Safety: Thanksgiving Tips for Your Holiday

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips for your Thanksgiving Holiday with a focus on the kitchen as you cook up your feasts! Included are tips for reducing fire hazards and eliminate accidents, especially keeping children’s safety in mind. Also mentioned are safety with the use of electrical appliances and kitchen accessories with children present. Smoke Alarms are essential to your fire safety; tips are included for that as well. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this Holiday season as you cook in your kitchen and Enjoy! 

Special Thanks to NFPA.org and NFPA for the video and article, Thanksgiving Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Powerline Pointers

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety cautionary word concerning staying safe around downed or damaged power lines and what to do if one falls on your vehicle. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in the outdoors around power lines!

Special Thanks to Midwest Energy Inc for the video, Electrical Safety.

Electrical Safety: Avoid Possible Fire Starters

Fire Hazard with Loose Connection in Outlet

Fire Hazard with Loose Connection in Outlet

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips and fire hazards to look out for in your home to help prevent shocks, fires and fatalities. Included are fire and fatality statistics, proper purchase, use and maintenance of of appliances as well as proper use and placement of extension cords. A list of recurring fire hazards are provided that need a licensed electrician to properly service to remove the possibility of fire from your home. It pays to be vigilant, aware and active in protecting yourself and your loved ones from possible shock, fire and even death from hazardous situations. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner!

Special Thanks to Kirklandreporter.com, to Washington State Fire Marshall Chuck Duffy for the article, Electrical Fire Safety-State Fire Marshall’s Office. 

Electrical Safety: Why GFCIs Are So Important

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety video from ESFI that informs about the importance of GFCIs (Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors) for preventing electrical shock and saving lives in the process. Have GFCIs installed in your home’s electrical system for added protection from electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner!

Special Thanks to ESFI and to YouTube Channel klf0681 for the video, Electrical Safety and GFCI Protection-Tips from ESFI. 

Electrical Safety: Holiday Hazards to Avoid

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips for your holiday decorating to help prevent shock, fire hazards and other accidents that can occur without proper use and awareness. Included are what to purchase, the proper use, placement and maintenance of electrical cords of any kind, the importance of GFCIs for outdoors use, and the proper securing of decorations/lights that won’t create a fire hazard. Let’s keep our holiday happy by following these safety tips. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner when you decorate!

Special Thanks to WPTZ.com, to Hometalk, and to Katie Marks of Networx for the article, Holiday Electrical Safety Guide. 

Electrical Safety: Knowledge is Power to Save Your Life

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety information that just knowing can save your life. Included is how electricity travels and what conducts electricity. Also revealed are voltage amounts from sources both inside your home and outside in your neighborhood. Electrical fire and fatality statistics show the importance of knowing this information and how we need to stay aware and take action to prevent possible shock and fatality in any hazardous situation. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in any place you happen to be!

Special Thanks to AlabamaPower.com and to the National Safety Council for the article, Electrical Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Protection from the Surge!


Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an informational video that warns against electrical surges and the damage those surges can create and how to protect what may be vulnerable to surges in your home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to protect your electronics from surges!

Special Thanks to ESFI and to Youtube Channel klf0681 for the video: Surge Protection and Electrical Safety Tips from ESFI.

Electrical Safety: Office Fire Hazards to Avoid

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips to help prevent fire hazards in the office, whether at home or at your outside place of employment. Included are reasons to have your electrical system checked by a licensed electrician, the hazards of cooking fires, and the benefits of having a fire alarm system to keep folks notified of fire in the case of occurrence. When we head to the office, usually the last thing we’re thinking about is what could cause a fire where we work; having awareness and taking action where necessary to help prevent fires keeps you and others safe. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your office wherever you work! 

Special Thanks to MijacAlarm.com for the post, Common Office Fire Hazards and How to Prevent Them.