Electrical Safety: Kid’s Home Safety

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical and general safety word for children and showcases many of the hazardous possibilities, including electricity and water as well as electrical outlet safety. We all want our kids to be safe, and this video truly educates kids on what NOT to do in the home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as parents to keep your kids electrically safe too!

Special Thanks to Communitysafetynet.com and to Corey DesJarlais for the video, Safety at Home. 

Electrical Safety: In The Home

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety information to help you and your children or visiting children stay safe in your home. Tips include installation and maintenance of smoke alarms, importance of fire extinguishers, and the safety aspect of GFCIs around water. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as homeowners and as parents of young children!

Special Thanks to P&G Every Day for the video, Home Safety.

Electrical Safety: AFCI Protection from Fires

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word with a focus on the fire protection AFCI (Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters) can provide when installed in your home’s electrical system. Arcing and how to protect your home from this fire-initiating issue is explained so you can understand the importance of having AFCIs installed in your home by a licensed electrician. Don’t take chances; have advanced protection to keep you and your loved ones safe in case of an arc-inducing situation that can be prevented. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to help prevent fires! 

Special Thanks to ESFI.org for the video, Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI) Virtual Demonstration. 

Electrical Safety: Extension Cord Hazards

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips for proper use of extensions cords to help prevent fires. Extension cords are often used improperly, thus leading to fires and often, fatalities as a result. Explained are specific issues with extension cords that lead to fires as well as specific tips on proper use, including what to buy and when to use them. Included are a list of questions to ask before your purchase so you know exactly what to look for and are able to use them safely. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner when using extension cords!

Special Thanks to BayToday.ca, BayToday Staff, to North Bay Fire Department and to Fire Prevention Officer, Randy Vezina for the article, Firefighters Warn of Extension Cord Dangers. 

Electrical Safety: When It’s COLD Outside!

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips especially in the colder winter days to help prevent fires. Tips include what to do in the event that your house has been exposed to water, how to handle an electrical emergency with downed lines, and how to assess and address your electrical appliances in case of damage. Also included are tips on proper generator use, including types and placement of cords. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner when it’s cold outside and don’t leave yourself vulnerable to possible fire hazards!

Special Thanks to Knoxnews.com, to Scripps Media, and to Tennessee State Fire Marshall’s Office and Insurance Commissioner, Julie Mix McPeak of Tennessee Department of Commerce for the article, State Fire Marshall Offers Tips to Prevent Fires. 

Electrical Safety: Children’s Tips For The Outdoors

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety warning concerning outdoor electrical safety for kids and the possibility of running into a hazardous situation as they are playing outdoors. Whether flying a kite near power lines or getting too close to electricity through a substation, children need to steer clear of such places since they are extremely dangerous due to electrical shock and electrocution risks. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when you play outdoors, kids! 

Special Thanks to City Utilities for this video, Electrical Safety (Kites/Climb Spots). 

 

Electrical Safety: Hurricane Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word in regards to the unsafe conditions that can occur in a hurricane and what safety precautions you need to take in the event you run into hazardous conditions, such as downed power lines and dealing with an electrical emergency that concerns another life. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner, whether indoors or outdoors, during and after a hurricane!

Special Thanks to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for the video, Electrical Safety During a Hurricane. 

Electrical Safety: Smoke Alarms for Special Needs

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and smoke alarm information with a focus on special needs children and the different types of smoke alarms available based on each need your child has. Tips on placement and maintenance of your smoke alarms is included as well as your fire department information. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and parent of a special needs child to be sure you’re prepared in case of fire!

Special Thanks to SafeKidsUSA and SafeKids.org for the video, Fire Safety for Families of Children with Special Needs. 

Electrical Safety: Cautions with Children

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special word on protecting children from electrical hazards that can cause electric shock. Included are tips on safety with electrical outlets and options with coverage, depending on what product you have installed. Also included are maintenance of electrical cords on appliances and when to replace. GFCI protection is also mentioned, especially around water-based areas of the home and how they protect from electric shock. Keep your home free of electrical hazards to help keep your children free of electric shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as parents on behalf of your kids!

Special Thanks to Westmanjournal.com and to Hydro.mb.ca for the article, Prevent Electrical Accidents Among Children. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Hazard Focus

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety hazards to look out for in your home that could be a fire starter if not given attention or repaired. Included are tips on visible hazards of outlets, the proper use of plugs, proper use and maintenance of cords and extension cords and the importance of GFCIs installed in your home to help prevent fires. Being aware of electrical hazards and taking action to prevent the initiation of a fire can save your home from damage and save your life! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner!

Special Thanks to Safe Electricity.org for their article, Avoid Electrical Fires at Home.