Electrical Safety: Your Summer Cottage

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips in regards to your summer cottage maintenance and repairs and getting things up and running without electrical issues, shocks or damage and also to help prevent fires. Included are tips with smoke alarms, maintenance of appliances, how to turn on the power initially, and issues with power lines that need addressing. With the proper care of what your cottage contains, both indoors and outdoors, you can enjoy your summer activities without the stress of electrical hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a cottage owner by taking care! 

Special Thanks to Simcoe.com and to the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services for the article, Top 7 Summer Safety Tips for Property Owners in North Simcoe. 

 

Electrical Safety: Home and Work Tips

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word concerning work safety and home safety from electrical hazards to help prevent electrical shock. Shared are common causes of electrical fires and statistics of electrical fires, injuries and fatalities. Also included are tips on power line safety, and the protection of arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs) and  ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs). Stay Electrically Safe and Smart at home and at work!

Special Thanks to ClickSafety.com, Click Safety Training and Pete Rice, CSP and CIH, for the video, How to Avoid Electrical Hazards.  

Electrical Safety: When Lightning Strikes!

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips in regards to when lightning strikes and how you can stay safe during a storm, whether you’re indoors or outdoors. Shared are the risk factors of being exposed to lightning and what to do if you get caught in a storm. Also included are tips for shock prevention in regards to your appliance and electrical equipment usage during a storm so you can be protected. It pays to stay on the side of caution when it comes to lightning to reduce your risk of electrocution. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during lightning storms no matter where you are!

Special Thanks to Safety.BLR.com and to the Lightning Protection Institute for the article, Safety Tips for Lightning Awareness Week. 

Electrical Safety: Around the Boat Dock

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with regards to boat docks and the possibility of electrical shock drowning (ESD) from leakage of electrical current in the surrounding water. Included are ESD statistics along with a recent tragic death. Preventative measures are discussed as well as the importance of the protection provided by Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs) with electrical components around water. Be sure to stay safe this summer and take extra precautions with where you swim and follow the safety warnings wherever you go. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart especially around the boats! 

Special Thanks to WGEM.com, to Dylan Austin, to Electric Shock Drowning Prevention Association and to Steve Edgar for the article, Dangers of Electrocution Near Boat Docks.

Electrical Safety: Working and Playing in Summer Weather

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a focus on summer activities, whether working or playing outdoors. Included are power lines safety and the proper distance to stay safe, working with ladders, using power tools, and the importance of ground fault circuit interruptor (GFCI) protection around wet areas. When we work and play outdoors, it’s important to be aware of your surrounding and be sure that your work space and what you are working with is safe to help prevent shock or even electrocution. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner when outdoors this summer!

Special Thanks to MarketWatch.com and to Florida Power and Light Company for the article, Top Electrical Tips to Make Your Summer Safer. 

Electrical Safety: A Summer Celebration

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips for summertime celebrations, both large and small, whether a family and friend’s event or a more public venue. Stated are electrical requirements depending on any equipment you may need to use. Also mentioned are safety tips around power lines when setting up for your event as well as proper use of generators if needed and proper use of extension cords, such as type and placement. We can all enjoy summertime events and be safe when we take the time to plan well with electrical safety in mind. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you plan your next summertime event! 

Special Thanks to Newswire.ca and to Electrical Safety Authority for the article, Put Safety First At Your Summer Celebration. 

Electrical Safety: Kid’s Summer Tips

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips especially for the good ‘ole summer time with a focus on kid’s safety. Included are specific tips with finding safe places to play, where NOT to play, safety around power lines, and around water and electricity. Also included are some informational electrical statistics. It’s important for our kids to always know where electrical dangers lurk so they can stay safe as they play outdoors. Summer Safety is the best way to go! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as parents and for the children! 

Special Thanks to Newswire.ca and to Toronto Hydro Corporation for the article, Look Up and Look Out! Toronto Hydro wants you to stay safe this summer. 

Electrical Safety: Precautions While You Work

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips and cautions for the workplace, especially in high danger, industrial areas that have a much greater potential for fatalistic accidents that can be prevented. Included are tips for various scenarios with low lighting for visibility, signage, and proper attire for those handling electrical components. Be proactive in maintaining your safety by taking the proper precautions every time with whatever task you are given to do. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart at work!

Special Thanks to Marketwatch.com, G&K Services, Dave Euson, Vice President of Marketing and Sales and OSHA for the article, G & K Services Helps Businesses Focus on Workplace Safety During National Safety Month. 

Electrical Safety: It’s Time for Home Improvements!

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips to help prevent accidents, injuries and electrocution during home improvement season with the warmer weather initiating repairs and renovations. Included are electricallly based accident and electrocution statistics that show how dangerous using those power tools can be if you don’t take necessary precautions. Included are tips with ladder usage for outdoor projects in association with power line safety as well as any necessary preparation for outdoor digging projects. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this summer as you make improvements on your home!

Special Thanks to Chicagotribune.com and to ComEd and ComEd Communications for the article, From the Community: ComEd Launches Power Line Safety Awareness Campaign. 

Electrical Safety: Work Hazards Explained

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips for awareness of electrical hazards around the workplace and how to avoid them and stay safe. Included are explanations of electrical current, voltage and what happens to someone if they get electrocuted. Also mentioned are specific dangers to look out for, such as a wet environment, as well as work equipment, as well as overhead power lines. Also explained are how to handle an electrical accident at work. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your work environment!

Special Thanks to ContractorsInsurance.org and OSHA for the article, Working Safely Around Electrical Hazards.