Electrical Safety: The System and Its Dangers

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips and an explanation of how an electrical system works to provide you with your home’s power and what you can do to avoid coming in direct contact with that power. Tips include caution with ladders and pool equipment around power lines, car accident safety when a power line is included, tree trimming safety, proper procedure before digging, and sub station cautions, plus proper equipment usage. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner!

Special Thanks to Appalachian Power for the video, Chapter 5: How to Respond to Electrical Emergencies. 

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Installations

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety Public Service Announcement with a special focus on outdoor electrical safety around power lines when you are doing an installation job on your property. Included are tips on preventing electrical shock, whether on the roof installing equipment for TV, in your yard digging or doing tree trimming. Directives concerning these activities can help you stay away from contact with power lines to help prevent electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner no matter what job you’re doing outdoors!

Special Thanks to Water and Power Channel for the video, Outdoor Electrical Safety PSA. 

Electrical Safety: Lightning Hazards!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety video and word of warning with a special focus on the hazards of lightning and how to protect yourself from electrical shock or even death. Tips include how to respond when a lightning storm arrives if you are near water, how to respond when outdoors, such as on a golf course, when a storm arrives. Also addressed is how to respond of another person gets hit by lightning or comes in contact with a power line so you don’t become the path to ground. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when outdoors!

Special Thanks to Water and Power Channel for the video, Outdoor Electrical Safety Chapter 5. 

Electrical Safety: Balloons, kites and shoes, oh my!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word of warning with special focus on the dangers of coming into contact with power lines. Included are tips with what to do if you have a car accident and the vehicle comes in contact with a power line. Also mentioned are the hazards associated with tree climbing as well as kites and balloons coming into contact with a power line and what to do to avoid getting electrically shocked. Make sure YOU don’t become a conductor and path to ground! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart where power lines are present! 

Special Thanks to Water and Power Channel for the video, Outdoor Electrical Safety Chapter 3. 

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Tips for Homeowners

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on outdoor safety and power lines and what you can do to prevent contact and electrical shock. Tips include dealing with power lines when using a ladder to help prevent contact plus when to steer clear of a fallen tree with power lines so you don’t end up being a path to ground! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and stay aware of potential electrical shock hazards with power lines!

Special Thanks to Delmarva Power for the video, Delmarva Power Electrical Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Generators and Their Hazards

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips and information about generators and their proper use, especially during severe weather that interrupts your power supply. Included are steps necessary to prevent hazards with improper use. Accessing basic needs, proper choice of type of generator with types available explained, proper installation and usage as well as maintenance with your safety in mind are shared. Take proper precautions with generator use to keep you safe and supplied with your electrical needs. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this winter when the weather gets rough!

Special Thanks to PRweb.com, Safe Electricity, to Kyla Kruse and to Energy Education Council for the article, Safe Electricity Provides Essential Guidelines for Generator Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Amps and Volts

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety information with a special focus on power lines with their amps and volts with explanations of why distance from power lines is so important to prevent electrical shock and even death from contact. Included are tips for workers on job sites as well as homeowner scenarios, plus a tips for kids when playing outdoors. Always assume power lines are energized and keep your distance! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when outdoors around power lines. 

Special Thanks to Water and Power Channel for the video, Outdoor Electrical Safety, Chapter 2. 

Electrical Safety: Being Smart Around Power Lines

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety demonstration with a special focus on power line hazards and how you can prevent contact with electricity. Included are explanations of how fast electricity travels, how hot it gets, what conductors and insulators are, why electricity looks for a path to the ground, electrical arcing and general power line safety. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when outdoors!

Special Thanks to Idaho Power for the video, Electricity in Action: Be Smart, Be Safe. 

Electrical Safety: Tamper Resistant Receptacles Explained

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety video with a special focus on Tamper Resistant Receptacles, an electrical device that will protect your children from electrical shock. You will see how they work internally, how to properly insert a plug, and who should install them in your home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to help prevent electrical shock!

Special Thanks to Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) for the video, What are Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRR)?

Electrical Safety: Looking Out for Your Co-Worker

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word of caution for those who work with electricity, specifically the lineman, and what it takes to keep you and your co-workers safe while on the job. Stories are shared about the possibility and experience of fatalities that come with such a high risk job. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart on the job! 

Special Thanks to AEPtv for their video, My Life as a Lineman.