Electrical Safety: Farming Equipment and Power Lines

Electrical Safety: Farming Equipment and Power Lines

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares a cautionary word and electrical safety warning with a special focus on farming equipment and power line hazards associated with their usage and what can happen when visibility is limited during the course of the work task being done. Tips shared are what farm workers can do to help avoid electrical shock and contact with power lines and avoid electrocution as a result of contact. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart on the farm. 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC offers condolence to the Flach Family in regards to the death of family member, Jim. 

Special Thanks to Linn County Rural Electric Cooperative, Safe Electricity.org and to the Flach Family for sharing their story, Electrical Safety-Farm Equipment. 

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: 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: Keeping Kids Safe

Electrical Safety: Keeping Kids Safe

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on children’s safety in the home with outlets and the best way to protect them from electrical shock. The benefits of Tamper Resistant Receptacles is explained and why it’s a safety mechanism worth having installed versus plastic covers. Electrical accidents with children statistics is included as well as a full description of what TRRs actually do to protect your children. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as parents of young children and keep them safe from electrical shock.

Special Thanks to EmpoweringMichigan.com, to RoNeisha Mullen and to ESFI for the article, May is National Electrical Safety Month.

Electrical Safety: Device Directives

Electrical Safety: Device Directives

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares a cautionary, electrical safety word with a special focus on smart devices and their potential electrical shock hazards when used improperly and what you can do to protect yourself. Provided are recent electrical accident examples that have occurred recently, explaining the context of why each person was shocked and what could have prevented the accidents. Also provided are electrical safety and shock prevention tips, such as where to keep electrical devices, the protection provided by GFCIs, and proper use of extension cords. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when using smart devices in your home or wherever you are to help prevent electric shock! 

Special Thanks to Consumerreports.org and to Allen St. John for the article, Avoid Electrical Hazards with Your Devices. 

Electrical Safety: Work Dangers

Electrical Safety: Work Dangers

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and electric shock prevention tips with a special focus on work safety and the dangers you may encounter on the job and how you can protect yourself. Tips include proper maintenance and usage of working tools, extension cords and other equipment. Also mentioned is ladder safety with type of ladder to use emphasized. Also mentioned are electrical hazards possible with outlets and cautionary measure to take. When it comes to work safety, being proactive can go a long way toward protecting yourself from electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart at your job! 

Special Thanks to SafetyandHealthmagazine.com for the article, Don’t Underestimate Electricity’s Dangers.

Electrical Safety: Generator Guidelines

Electrical Safety: Generator Guidelines

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, burn prevention and shock prevention tips with a special focus on generators and what you need to do to protect yourself from associated hazards. Tips include what is required for permanent installation, where and how to use a portable generator, appliance preparation before use, and where to put it, for pet and kids safety. Follow these guidelines in order to stay safe with your generator use, no matter what kind you purchase and use. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when using generators!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Generator Safety. 

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: Be Prepared and Stay Fire Safe!

Electrical Safety: Be Prepared and Stay Fire Safe!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety and fire prevention word with a special focus on avoiding electrical and fire hazards and being prepared in case of fire in your home. Tips include how to avoid outlet overload that can lead to fire, cooking safety, smoke alarm maintenance to provide additional protection in case of fire as well as a fire escape plan so everyone knows where to go and how to get out in case of fire. Don’t play with fire starters and stay safe in case of fire. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your family in your home to help prevent fires!

Special Thanks to Victor Fire Department for the video, Fire Prevention 24/7. 

Electrical Safety: Tips to Protect Children When Decorating

Electrical Safety: Tips to Protect Children When Decorating

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on protecting children when decorating for the holidays. You will learn various ways children can be injured with decorating for Christmas, with a special focus on mouth burns from electrical shock, which, with vigilance, can be prevented. Tips include what hazards can be present where children reside and ways that you can protect your young ones from electrical shock and other dangers. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as parents of young children as you decorate for the holidays!

Special Thanks to MU School of Medicine, University of Missouri Health, MU Health, and to Dr. David Chang, for the video, Decorating Dangers.