Electrical Safety: Prevention of ESD

Electrical Safety: Prevention of ESD

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on keeping oneself and loved ones safe when swimming this summer and how you can prevent electric shock drowning from happening to you! Tips include why and where swimming deaths can occur through ESD, type of electrical system with boats and boat docks, GFCI protection, and how to help a struggling swimmer to help prevent your own ESD. Awareness of your surroundings and how you go about your activities can go a long way toward prevention of electrical hazards and fatalities. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you swim this summer!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares condolences to the families effected by recent ESD fatalities of family members. 

Special Thanks to tradeonlytoday.com, to Eric Colby, to American Boat and Yacht Council President, John Adey and to BoatUS for the article, Electrical Deaths Raise Awareness as Summer Starts. 

Electrical Safety: Project Pointers

Electrical Safety: Project Pointers

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock prevention and fire prevention tips with a special focus on home improvement projects and how you can stay safe as you work on your abode. Tips include power line safety, proper extension cord usage, GFCI protection, Ladder safety, tree trimming safety, digging safety and safety in wet conditions outdoors. Take care before starting a project and don’t cut corners to safe time since it may put you in harm’s way. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner with your summertime projects!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Do-It-Yourselfers, Make Safety and Efficiency a Top Priority. 

Electrical Safety: Hazards by the Water

Electrical Safety: Hazards by the Water

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips and a news story of an electric shock drowning fatality and what you can do to prevent it from happening to you. Tips include marina dangers that can lurk in the water, what to do if someone is being shocked in the water, and what you should do as a boat/boat dock/lift owner to be sure any electrical system components are working properly to help avoid electrical energy from entering the water. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you swim and go boating this summer! 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC offers condolences to the family affected by child fatality. 

Special Thanks to app.com, to Asbury Park Press, to Katie Park, Amanda Ogelsby, and Lisa R Kruse, to Mayor Thomas Kelaher and to ESFI for the article, Boat Lift involved in fatal electrocution of girl was corroded, Mayor Said. 

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Project Pointers

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Project Pointers

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on outdoor projects on and around your home and how you can protect yourself from accidents or even fatalities. Tips include who should do your electrical projects, digging safety, tree trimming safety and power line safety and extension cord usage. Being prepared before you get started on an outdoor home project can make the difference between a beautified home and an accident. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as as a homeowner! 

Special Thanks to Community.nfpa.org, to NFPA, to ESFI, and to Lisa Marie Sinatra for the article, 3 Tips to reduce risk when working on outdoor electrical projects. 

 

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Electrical Safety: When A Car Accident Wreaks Havoc

Electrical Safety: When A Car Accident Wreaks Havoc

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on car accidents that involve power poles and downed power lines and what you need to do to stay safe whether you’re in the car or are a bystander nearby. Tips include prevention of shock with downed power lines and what you need to do to avoid contact with possible energized situations and how to exit your car if it is dangerous to stay in it. Electrical shock from a downed power line can be fatal thus extreme caution is necessary to safe a life. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when dealing with downed power lines!

Special Thanks to InsideEdison.com, to Paul Netter and ABC7 Eyewitness News for the article, Downed Power Lines: Avoiding An Electrical Accident After a Traffic Collision. 

Electrical Safety: The Dangers of Marinas

Electrical Safety: The Dangers of Marinas

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on marinas, that lovely place where boats and their electrical systems are kept and why and how you should protect yourself from electric shock drowning. Tips include an explanation of what ESD is and how it can affect you and what you should do to avoid it. Caution is greatly emphasized when playing in marinas and how you should choose your activity concerning the water. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this summer when you spend time boating and near marinas! 

Special Thanks to NewYork.legalexaminer.com, to Eric T. Chaffin, Attorney, to NFPA and to ESFI for the article, Over 1,000 People Hurt in Marinas Every Year. Stay Safe! 

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Electrical Safety: Pool Pointers to Protect

Electrical Safety: Pool Pointers to Protect

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on swimming pools and the possible electrical hazards to be aware of and how to protect yourself. Tips include what can cause electrical current to enter the pool water, how that electrical current can initiate a fatality, what to avoid with electrical appliances near the pool, and dealing with faulty electrical wiring that may trigger danger to swimmers. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when you swim in pools this summer!

Special Thanks to belmarrahealth.com, to Mohan Garikiparithi, and to Donald Burke for the article, Summer Pool Dangers You Should Know Of. 

Electrical Safety: Water Wisdom

Electrical Safety: Water Wisdom

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the dangers of water and electricity and how you can protect yourself during the summer months when water is the center attraction. Tips include description of what electrical shock drowning can entail, safe installation of anything electrical to do with water, receptacle safety, the protection of GFCIs, proper use of appliances around water, power line safety and how a licensed electrician can help you with your electrical components around water. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this summer as you enjoy water wisdom! 

Special Thanks to Safety.af.mil and to 17th Training Wing Fire Prevention Office for the article, Electricity and Water can be Lethal. 

Electrical Safety: Outdoor and Indoor Hazards

Electrical Safety: Outdoor and Indoor Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on how to prevent electrical fires in the home and electrical shock from damaged electrical wiring. Tips include safety with power lines, both above and below ground, electrical hazards that may be present, proper usage of heaters, and kids’ safety with outlets. It’s all about awareness and knowing what is dangerous and how to use electricity safely and protect yourself and your loved one from electrical hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart both indoors and outdoors!

Special Thanks to NCTV17.com, Alyssa Bochenek, John Flannery, and Karyn Charvat for the article and video report, Electrical Safety Month in Naperville. 

Electrical Safety: A Comprehensive Home Checklist

Electrical Safety: A Comprehensive Home Checklist

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on the whole house so you can check for any electrical hazards that may be present and have them corrected by a licensed electrician to help prevent accidents, injuries and fires. Tips include proper use of outlets, appliances, heaters, extension cords, as well as the appropriate type of outlets in the kitchen and bathroom. You can educate yourself on your home’s electrical components and be more aware of how you use your electrical goods and do so safely. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner! 

Special Thanks to Circuit.Entergy.com and to Energy Customers for the article, Room by Room: Home Electrical Safety.