Electrical Safety: Storms and Their Aftermath

Electrical Safety: Storms and Their Aftermath

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the hazards associated with stormy weather and its aftermath and how you can protect yourself is weather-based scenarios. Tips include safety with downed power lines, car accidents with power lines, portable heater usage, flooding in your home, and generator usage. Always proceed with caution and takes steps to ensure your safety in the aftermath of any storm that causes damage or presents electrical hazards in your home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during and after stormy weather!

Special Thanks to esasafe.com and Electrical Safety Authority for the article, How to Stay Safe During Stormy Weather. 

 

Electrical Safety: Hazards to Avoid for Fire Fighters

Electrical Safety: Hazards to Avoid for Fire Fighters

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on fire fighters and the dangers they face daily. Several fire fighting scenarios with vehicle accidents or weather related issues are shared and what fire fighters need to do to protect themselves from power line fatalities and accidents. Awareness can be KEY to avoiding electrical hazard pitfalls in the face of the work task ahead. We wish all fire fighters a safe and life-saving job well done with YOUR safety in mind! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your workplace! 

Special Thanks to FireChief.com and to Mark van set Feyst for the article, Electric Power Safety for Fire Fighters. 

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: 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: Tips with Downed Power Lines

Electrical Safety: Tips with Downed Power Lines

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the dangers of downed power lines and how you can stay safe in any power line situation you may run into. Tips include the hazards associated with downed power lines, especially objects in the perimeter of the immediate area and how far away you should be from the area. Also mentioned are steps to take if you are in a car accident involving a utility pole damaging the wires. There are specific areas that may be energized as the result of story weather as well, so be aware and cautious. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart wherever there are downed power lines and keep your distance!

Special Thanks to Consumers Energy for the video, Safety Tips: Downed Power Lines. 

Electrical Safety: Tips for Kids

Electrical Safety: Tips for Kids

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire  and shock prevention tips with a special focus on kids’ safety and what they can do to prevent accidents and injuries. Tips include proper outlet usage, protection from the power in outlets, power line safety both in storms and with car accidents, protection for electrical boxes and stations outdoors and more. Following these safety tips can go a long way toward keeping kids out of harms way both indoors and outdoors. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, Kids, wherever you are!

Special Thanks to OG&E for the video, Kids Safety.

Electrical Safety: Tis the Season!

Electrical Safety: Tis the Season!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on this festive, celebratory time of year and how you can protect your home and loved one from electrical fires. Tips include proper placement and usage of electrical holiday lights, care for live Christmas trees, proper installation of electrical extension cords, proper usage of outlets to help prevent overload, cooking tips to prevent kitchen fires, safety tips for kids and pets, GFCI protection, and power line safety in case of a car accident. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during this holiday season!

Special Thanks to Lincolncourier.com, to Molly Hall, executive director of the Illinois Energy Education Council and Safe Electricity program for the article, Seasonal Electrical Safety Tips. 

Electrical Safety: Car Accidents and Power Line Hazards

Electrical Safety: Car Accidents and Power Line Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on car accidents that involved utility poles and downed power lines and what you need to do to prevent electrical shock. Tips include what to do first once you realize you’ve hit a utility pole. Also mentioned are what to do if you cannot remain in your car, step by step, so you don’t become the electricity’s path to ground. Also mentioned are what to do if one comes to your aid to protect them from potential electrocution. Car accidents can become electric shock traps if involving downed power lines; please follow these precautions to help avoid electric shock resulting in death. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a driver!

Special Thanks to Dom.com and to Dominion for the video, Downed Power Lines. 

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: Awareness and Action Outdoors

Electrical Safety: Awareness and Action Outdoors

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips and words of warning regarding outdoor activities and hazards you may run into and what you can do to stay safe. Tips include electrical safety actions to take if you come across a downed power line or if you end up in a car accident that involves a downed power line. Also mentioned are what to do before you dig in your yard or on a job site to avoid contact with power lines. Also mentioned are safe ways to play around trees and with kites to avoid contact with power lines. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when outdoors in your neighborhood! 

Special Thanks to PSEG Long Island for the video, Hazards and Safety.