Electrical Safety: Kids’ and Parents’ Protection

Electrical Safety: Kids’ and Parents’ Protection

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on parents and children and how they can help each other stay safe and free of electrical accidents, injuries or worse. Tips include outdoor safety such as power line safety, electronics safety and other tips, and also indoor tips such as outlet safety, cord safety and other tips. This list is sure to be a help, especially with summertime and kids being home from school, so we can all look out for each other to help keep electricity where it belongs. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, parents and kids! 

Special Thanks to Electrical Safety Authority for the article, Dos and Don’ts to Keep Kids Safe Around Electricity. 

Electrical Safety: Tamper Resistant for Kids’ Protection

Electrical Safety: Tamper Resistant for Kids’ Protection

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on protecting kids from electric shock with outlets. Tips include statistics of child injury with outlet tampering, and the protection TRRs (Tamper Resistant Receptacles) provide and why a licensed electrician should be the only one to install them. Please take care to protect your children from electric shock and take action to ensure their electric safety. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a parent with young children! 

Special Thanks to ESFI.org and to the Consumer Product Safety Commission for the article and infographic, Tamper Resistant Receptacles: Is Your State Keeping Children Safe? 

Electrical Safety: Flood Dangers Post Storm

Electrical Safety: Flood Dangers Post Storm

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on flooding and the electrical hazards that could be present in your home post-storm and how you can protect yourself from electrical shock. Tips include what to do if your basement floods, how to handle your circuit breaker box and how to get power shut off without harm. Water and electricity don’t mix, so beware if you’re dealing with a flooded home! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart post-storm! 

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Flooding Provides It’s Own Set of Electrical Hazards. 

Electrical Safety: Pools, Boats, Swimmers, and Summer

Electrical Safety: Pools, Boats, Swimmers, and Summer

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on all things summer: hot tubs, pools, marinas, boating and swimming, with your electrical safety in mind. Tips include an explanation of electric shock drowning and what can initiate such an electrical hazard and how you can protect yourself from such a problem, especially with new installation of electrical equipment and maintenance of that equipment. Hazards that could be present are mentioned so you know what to look out for. When it comes to summer time activities, being aware of your surroundings and being sure all is the way it should be with your electrical systems can reduce or eliminate the possibility of electric shock risk. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this summer! 

Special Thanks to Fox21News.com, to Alexa Mae Asperin, to NFPA, to ESFI, and to Lorraine Carli, NFPA’s vice president of Outreach and Advocacy for the article, Tips for swimmers, pool and boat owners on avoiding potential electrical hazards. 

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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