Electrical Safety: Getting All Your Homeowner Ducks in a Row

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Electrical Safety: Getting All Your Homeowner Ducks in a Row

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with special focus on having your home’s electrical system in full working order and steps to take if something is amiss so you don’t get caught off guard in an emergency. Tips include dealing with possible overloading issues, what to look for and how to remedy any existing problems. Also mentioned are the purpose of GFCI outlets and how they protect you from electrical shock. Proper appliance use and finding energy issues in the home are also addressed. Being prepared and having your home in tip-top electrical condition is a great way to be ready if an emergency should come your way. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner!

Special Thanks to VVDailypress.com and to Ali Sahabi, President of Building Industry Association, for the article, Homeowners: Be Prepared. 

Electrical Safety: Job Hazards To Avoid

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Electrical Safety: Job Hazards To Avoid

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on work safety and how folks on the job can protect themselves from possible electrical hazards and electric shock. Included are electrical-based injury and fatality statistics and steps you can take to reduce electrical hazards. Tips include ways to prepare a job site for electrical safety, using the right equipment, knowing causes of electrical hazards and protecting your body from electrical shock. Awareness and preparation can go a long way toward protection from electrical hazards on the job. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart on your worksite! 

Special Thanks to Ferguson.com and to Mallory Moore for the article, 4 Tips to Prevent Electrical Hazards on the jobsite. 

Electrical Safety: Autumn Caution Around Power Lines

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Electrical Safety: Autumn Caution Around Power Lines

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety cautions for autumn with a special focus on working around power lines and how to stay electrically safe and prevent electrical shock. Included are electric shock statistics both with homeowners and workers on the job. Tips include steps you can take to help prevent electrical shock when working around power lines both as a homeowner doing home and yard maintenance as well as specific worker job cautions to help prevent hazardous situations that can occur if not well prepared ahead of time. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart whether on the job or as a homeowner around power lines during the autumn season!

Special Thanks to PoconoRecord.com, to Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, and to PUC Vice Chairman, Andrew G. Place for the article, PUC urges safety when working near power lines.

Electrical Safety: Farming HazardsTo Avoid

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Electrical Safety: Farming HazardsTo Avoid

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on farming hazards in connection with power lines. Tips include how to prepare in advance for proper electrical safety in the work area where large equipment will be used. Awareness of your immediate work surroundings is key to prevention of electrical safety from power lines, with elimination of contact of primary importance. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when working on the farm around power lines!

Special Thanks to WSILTV.com, to Rachel Duensing, to Ameren Illinois, and to Kevin Young for the video report and article, Farm and Electrical Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Protect Yourself from Fire Where You Work

Electrical Safety: Protect Yourself from Fire Where You Work

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on where you work. Included are different categories of fire starters depending on the type of job you have and the best practices to follow to help reduce and protect yourself from fire. Types of fire extinguishers are highlighted as well as the importance of working smoke alarms for your safety. Also mentioned are tips in how to respond to a fire once it starts. Be prepared as much as possible in case of fire and take action where you can to help prevent fires where you work. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in the workplace!

Special Thanks to Calolympic Safety for the video, Fire Safety in the Workplace. 

Electrical Safety: Common Fire Starters

Electrical Safety: Common Fire Starters

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety and fire prevention word with a special focus on common places in the home where fires can start and how you can prevent them from happening. Tips include proper appliance use, such as your stove and oven, your toaster, and your dryer. Keeping these appliances clean and in proper working order can make all the difference in prevention of fire. Also mentioned are candle and match usage as well as the fire place and how to reduce the possibility of fires. When we take proper care of what we own and use it for the way it was intended, we can help reduce the possibility of fires starting, keeping our homes and families safe. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to help prevent fires! 

Special Thanks to Ehowathomechannel and to Certified Illinois Fire Fighter, Gabriel Williams for the video, The Seven Most Common Ways House Fires Start: Home Safety. 

Electrical Safety: ESD Story Shared to Prevent Shock

Electrical Safety: ESD Story Shared to Prevent Shock

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word of warning with a special focus on electric shock drowning (ESD) and how you can protect yourself and your family from electric shock around boats and marinas. This electric shock drowning story is shared to help others, like boat owners and dock owners, understand the issue of electrical current leaking into fresh water and how this can be prevented. Also shared are ways to handle an  electrical emergency in the water to help prevent electric shock fatalities in the water. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as boat and dock owners and as parents of kids who love to swim in fresh water lakes! 

Our condolences to the Johnson family featured who lost a daughter to ESD and to others who have suffered this same loss. Thank you for sharing your story. 

Special Thanks to WSB-TV and the Johnson Family for this video, Father speaks out on the dangers of electric shock drowning. 

Electrical Safety: Potential Power Scenarios To Avoid

Electrical Safety: Potential Power Scenarios To Avoid

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word of warning with a special focus on the dangers of power lines and various scenarios you may encounter with them and how to stay safe. Tips include how to respond if you end up in a car accident involving downed power lines, including how to exit safety if you need to. Also mentioned are ways to prevent electrical shock when power lines are down due to weather related issues. Never assume a power line is dead if it’s down; keep your distance and call 911. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart around power lines!

Special Thanks to 3BL Media and to AEP Corporate Communications for the video, Electrical Public Safety: Downed Power Line Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Off Campus Fire Tips

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Electrical Safety: Off Campus Fire Tips

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical and fire safety tips with a special focus on students who are off-campus with their housing and the essentials for staying safe in case of fire. Tips include statistics of fire events with college students in off-campus housing. Also included are tips for working smoke alarms, questions to ask about inspections of the home’s systems, and having a fire escape plan so your student is prepared in case of fire, with steps to take in you are dealing with a fire in your housing. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a student in off-campus housing and as a parent to that student! 

Special Thanks to AmericanAlarm.com and to the American Alarm Blogging Team for the article and video, Off Campus Fire Safety Tips. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention and Preparedness

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention and Preparedness

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical and fire safety word with a special focus on being prepared for fires in your home and having awareness of where fires can start. Tips include having a fire escape plan with your family to help you prepare in case of fire. Also mentioned are the importance of smoke detectors and what you can do to be sure they are in proper working order. Being prepared regardless of time of a fire and sharing that plan with your children so they know where to go and what to do can help save lives. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a parent and homeowner to help prevent fires and be prepared!

Special Thanks to FEMA, to FEMA Regional Manager Andrew Velasquez and Fire Commissioner for City of Chigago Jose Santiago for the video, Fire Prevention and Safety Awareness.