Electrical Safety: Fire Tips for Kids and Parents

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical and fire safety tips for kids and their parents to help keep safe in the event of a fire. This video contains many tips for what to do in the case of a fire and what not to do that can start a fire, including electrical outlet dangers, fire starters, and telling an adult when something isn’t right. Included is the emphasis on children being removed from fires and how they can help firemen to find them if they can’t get out themselves. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart to help prevent and safely get away from fires in your home whether you’re a parent or a child!

Special Thanks to DSHS for the video, Fire Safety for Children-How to Teach Children About Fire Safety. 

 

Electrical Safety: Heat with Safety in Mind

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety information and tips regarding space heaters in the home and their proper use to help prevent electrical fires. Included are information of the various types of heaters and their advantages, the various reasons why folks use space heaters in the home, and electrical fire and fatality statistics in connection with improper use. Also included are tips on what type to purchased with the variables to consider and their proper placement. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your home use of space heaters!

Special Thanks to Energy.gov for their article, Portable Heaters. 

Electrical Safety: Power Source Cautions

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips in regards to what to do in the case of downed power lines or any other outdoor electrical source in order to keep you shock and electrocution free. It pays to follow the tips for how to deal with a downed power line if you run into one as well as substations (those electrical places that have safety fences around them) and also a tip on work-related safety around power lines. When you take heed around power lines and follow electrical safety rules, you can save your life! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when around outdoor electrical sources! 

Special Thanks to esasafe.com and to Electrical Safety Authority for the article, Powerline Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention for the Elderly

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety information and tips for fire prevention with a special focus on the elderly. The importance of working smoke alarms is emphasized along with tips on placement and maintenance and the impact that can have on the number of fatalities. Also noted are the older homes and older heaters and how they can cause fires along with tips on proper use and maintenance. The elder can often be more at risk for fires and fatalities; we can help reduce that risk by keeping them informed. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and as an older adult to help prevent fires!

Special Thanks to Hillsdale.net, to Nancy Hastings, to Michigan State Fire Marshall, Richard Miller and to Perennial Parks Health and Wellness Coordinator, Jessica Piper, for the article, Fire Marshall Urges Home Fire Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Heat Without Harm!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety information on the hazards of heating your home and how to stay safe this winter. Included are tips with using space heaters in your home, such as where to place them and when to turn them off. We all want to prevent fires in our homes, and if we pay attention and take action to use heating equipment properly, we can be warm and safe at the same time. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this winter when using heating sources in your home!

Special Thanks to WAFD Fire Prevention Videos and NFPA for the video, Home Heating Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Smoke Alarms at the Ready!

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety information with an emphasis on smoke alarms and their importance in keeping you safe in the event of a fire by keeping them in working order when you change your clock time this weekend. Included are statistics on the life saving benefit of working smoke alarms along with different non-working scenarios and how to avoid them, steps to take to keep them working and when they should be replaced. Be proactive with your home fire prevention and fire safety plan and keep those smoke alarms at the ready! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to help prevent fires and fatalities!

Special Thanks to GrinnellMutual.com and to David Miller, Grinnell Mutual’s Assistant Vice President of Special Investigations for the article, Spring Forward and Change Your Smoke Alarm Battery. 

Electrical Safety: In the Bathroom

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and other tips for your bathroom, especially with children’s safety in mind. It pays to be aware of possible electrical hazards and other issues you can prevent by taking action immediately for the safety of your kids. Whether it’s general safety for their health or to help prevent shock or electrocution, avoiding these possible hazards can save a life. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a parent of young children! 

Special Thanks to PGeveryday.com and to HomeMadeSimple for the video, Bathroom Safety.