Electrical Safety: Education and Demonstration

Electrical Safety: Education and Demonstration

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on power lines and their hazards and how you can protect yourself from electrical shock.  Tips include what to do when you want to dig in your yard, how to handle a vehicular accident that involves power lines and what can cause a power outage with downed power lines and fuses. It’s importance for us to be aware of electrical hazards that can occur without our knowledge and how best to protect ourselves from electrical current that may not be obvious. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your neighborhood around power lines! 

Special Thanks to Santee Cooper TV and to Santee Cooper’s Power Line Hazards Awareness Demonstration for the video, PHAD: Powerline Hazards Awareness Demonstration Unit-Electrical. 

Electrical Safety: Power Lines and Protection

Electrical Safety: Power Lines and Protection

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical and shock prevention tips with a special focus on safety around power lines, both personally and at work and what you can do to protect yourself from electrical shock or even fatality. Tips include working with or around equipment, safety with digging, as well as vehicular accidents that involve power lines and how to stay safe in such an emergency. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when around power lines!

Special Thanks to ATCO Limited for the video, 7 Steps to Electrical Safety. 

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: 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: Protect Your Furry Friends

Electrical Safety: Protect Your Furry Friends

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire prevention and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the safety of our furry friends, especially cats and dogs. Tips include proper outlet usage with plugs, various ways to protect electrical cords from pet-initiated damage and to keep them out of danger and prevent fires, the importance of GFCI protection around water, protecting electrical equipment around pets and outdoor safety with underground power lines. Be sure to be proactive in keeping your pets out of electrical danger to prevent electrical shock and to prevent electrical fires from occurring if pet-initiated damage is done. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a pet owner! 

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Pet-Proof Your Home. 

Electrical Safety: Home and Work Hazards to Avoid

Electrical Safety: Home and Work Hazards to Avoid

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on electrical hazards both on the job and in the home and what you can do to avoid them. Included are electrical hazards and injury/fatality statistics with many examples of what could have been avoided. Proper purchase, usage and maintenance of work and home power tools and electrical wiring, the protections GFCIs and AFCIs provide in the home and on the job, and how to avoid power lines both above and below ground. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart both at work and at home by avoiding electrical hazards!

Special Thanks to Click Safety Training, to Pete Rice, CSP and CIH, and to ESFI for the video, How to Avoid Electrical Hazards. 

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: 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. 

Electrical Safety: Power Line Dangers to Avoid

Electrical Safety: Power Line Dangers to Avoid

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word of warning with a special focus on the dangers of power lines, whether up on utility poles, around your neighborhood or in your backyard. Tips include the proper distance to keep you safe, especially if you’re working with ladders, tools or a shovel to dig under ground. Keep these safety tips in mind no matter where you are and keep your distance to avoid electrical shock or even fatality. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart wherever power lines are present!

Special Thanks to American Electric Power (AEP) for the video, AEP Shares Power Line Safety Tips. 

Electrical Safety: Back to School Tips for Kids

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Electrical Safety: Back to School Tips for Kids

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on kids’ safety during back-to-school time and how they can stay safe both indoors and outdoors. Tips include safety around power lines and outdoor electrical equipment, playing safely outdoors, safety with indoor electrical equipment such as outlets, electrical cords and appliances. Parents are offered tips on what they can teach their kids as they head back to school so they can be safe both at home and abroad. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, Kids and listen to your parents when they teach you about electrical safety!

Special Thanks to BusinessWire.com and to PG&E for the article, Reading, Writing and Readiness: PG&E Urges Parents, Students to be Safe as the School Year Starts.