Electrical Safety: Just in Time for Swimming!

Electrical Safety: Just in Time for Swimming!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on swimming in lakes and pools and how to prevent shock just in time for the holiday weekend. Tips include a description of electric shock drowning including what it is, how it happens and how to avoid electrical current in the water. Also included are tips on preventing electric shock with your boat for those swimming nearby or with the pool in your backyard. GFCIs and the importance of inspections are highlighted as ways to prevent electric shock drowning. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when you go swimming and boating this weekend!

Special Thanks to MDJOnline.com, to MDJ Staff and to NFPA for the article, NFPA offers tips to avoid electric shock hazards in pools and at marinas during summer months.

Electrical Safety: A Comprehensive View

Electrical Safety: A Comprehensive View

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on awareness of using electrical components, and how you can protect yourself from injury or even death. Tips include proper usage of appliances, lawn mowers, garden tools, power tools as well as cautions with tree trimming and safety around the swimming pool and hot tub and near downed power lines. Be super careful and cautious when it comes to using anything electrical. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, both indoors and outdoors!

Special Thanks to BobVila.com and Donna Boyle Schwartz for the article, These Electrical Safety Tips could save your life.

Electrical Safety: GFCI Protection

Electrical Safety: GFCI Protection

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a focus on Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors (GFCIs) and their protection from electrical shock. Explained are the differences between a breaker and an outlet and the benefits they provide to keep you safe and in what context. Also explained are how a GFCI works to protect you and why it’s really important to have them installed in your home. Being aware of how electrical components work and why they should be installed is a great way to be proactive with your own electrical safety. So, Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your home!

Special Thanks to PopularMechanics.com, to Popular Mechanics, and to Roy Berendson for the article, What You Need to Know About GFCI Outlets.

Electrical Safety: Fires and How to Prevent Them

Electrical Safety: Fires and How to Prevent Them

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on in-home fires and what issues can directly impact the possibility of fires in the home. Tips include fire statistics in the home, how the issue of electrical overload can contribute to in-home fires and the importance of electrical maintenance of your electrical equipment and systems and how to know when they need repair. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart to help prevent fires in your home!

Special Thanks to Markets.businessinsider.com, to PR Newswire, and to Georgia Power for the article, Georgia Power offers electrical safety tips during National Fire Prevention Week. 

Electrical Safety: Focus on Children and Farm Functions

Electrical Safety: Focus on Children and Farm Functions

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the farm and how to keep children and workers protected on the job. Tips include what not to do with kids when doing farming tasks, maintenance and proper usage of power tools, equipment and plugs so as to protect from electrical shock and other hazards. Awareness and cautionary action are key toward prevention of accidents, injuries and even fatalities on the farm. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart on your farm during harvest time! 

Special Thanks to Farmanddairy.com and to FSA Andy for the article, Harvest Season Safety Tips. 

Electrical Safety: Proper Procedures for Homeowners with Flooding

Electrical Safety: Proper Procedures for Homeowners with Flooding

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on homeowners dealing with the aftermath of hurricanes and flooding and how they can best protect themselves with their electrical systems in their home. Tips include proper generator usage and how to handle electrical appliances to avoid electrical shock. Also included are tips for recovering electrical components in your home’s electrical system after flooding and taking serious precaution when returning home after evacuation concerning the possibility of electrical hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you recover from a hurricane and it’s aftermath in your home! 

Special Thanks to PRWeb.com and to Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) for the article, ESFI Promotes Electrical Safety Tips for Victims of Hurricane Irma and Harvey.

 

Electrical Safety: Caution with Damaged Home Contents

Electrical Safety: Caution with Damaged Home Contents

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on recovering from the aftermath of a storm that causes flooding and what you can do to protect yourself from electrical shock with your home’s electrical system. Tips include power line safety, proper procedure for having the electric turned back on in your home or business, and dealing with damaged appliances to avoid electric shock. Proceed with caution and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner dealing with flooding! 

Special Thanks to FBHerald.com, to Fort Bend Herald, to CenterPoint Energy and to Alan Spears, Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management for the article, Electric Company offers safety tips for storm aftermath. 

Electrical Safety: Flood Damage Assessment

Electrical Safety: Flood Damage Assessment

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on dealing with the aftermath of flooding from severe weather and taking account of electrical damage to your home or business while staying safe in the recovery process. Tips include dealing properly with electrical systems and components post flood, handling damage to the panel box, dealing with electrical equipment that has gotten wet, and tips for re-using damaged electrical equipment. Proceed with caution and with experts in the field so as to avoid electrical shock in the process. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner post storm! 

Special Thanks to Markets.businessinsider.com, to PR Newswire, to Schneider Electric and to Chad Kennedy, Industry Standards Manager, Power Equipment for Schneider Electric, for the article, Schneider Electric Recommends Precautions for Electrical Safety When Re-entering Flooded Areas. 

 

 

Electrical Safety: When the Waters Recede

Electrical Safety: When the Waters Recede

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the recovery process after flooding from a major weather event and what you can do to protect yourself from electric shock. Tips include a list of major electrical components that may be damaged and need assessment and repair/replacement. Other information is provided concerning electrical codes for those in positions of expertise is the repair of such devices. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during the recovery process post flood from extreme weather! 

Special Thanks to Community.NFPA.org, to Lisa Marie Sinatra, and to National Electrical Manufacterers Association for the article, NEMA Provides Safety Guidelines for Safe Handling of Damaged Electrical Equipment in Floods Caused by Hurricane Harvey. 

Electrical Safety: In the FLOOD ZONE

Electrical Safety: In the FLOOD ZONE

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on flooding and the hazards associated with damage to your home and how you can protect yourself from electric shock. Tips include how to properly deal with electrical appliances, both in flooding and in usage, electrical system of your home and other hazardous situations associated with flooding. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when faced with flooding in your home due to severe weather!

We here at Bill’s Quality Electric, would like to offer our condolence to those who have suffered great loss with Hurricane Harvey and wish you great safety during this time of danger. 

Special Thanks to KHOU.com, to the American Red Cross and to Ready.GOV for the article, Flood Safety Tips.