Tips include an explanation of electric shock drowning, the dangers of boats in the marina for swimmers, why there is no electricity warning in water, plus tips for boaters and swimmers.
Always proceed with caution when going swimming and do all you can to Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!
Special Thanks to NKYtribune.com, to Keven Moore, to Electricshockdrowning.org and the National Electrical Code for the article, Electrical Shock Drowning is a silent killer-please be careful when boating this summer.
Tips include an explanation of what electric shock drowning is, how you can protect yourself when electric current is in the water and what boat owners and marinas can do to prevent ESD.
Always proceed with caution when swimming and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!
Special Thanks to TradeOnlyToday.com, to Trade Only Today, to Trade Only Today Editors, to Association of Marina Industries, and to Ed Lethert, ESD expert, for the article, AMI hosts webinar on electric shock drowning.
Tips include defining electric shock drowning and the protection GFCIs can provide, whether for pool owners, boat owners or for swimmers.
Take careful note of where you are swimming this summer and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!
Special Thanks to Facilitiesnet.com, to FacilitiesNet Editorial Staff, to Naomi Millan, Senior Editor of Building Operating Management, to NFPA and ESFI for the article, How To Protect Against Electric Shock Drowning.
Tips include who should install the electrical components for your swimming pool, power lines safety and the protection of the GFCI.
Taking steps to prevent electrical shock is imperative for safety, so Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!
Special Thanks to Olneyentermrise.com, to Olney Enterprise, to TDLR and to Brian E. Francis, TDLR Executive Director, for the article, May is Electrical Safety Month: TDLR Says Make Sure Electrical Work Near Water is Completed by Licensed Electricians.
Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shareselectrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on a home review and keeping your family safe and healthy. Tips include assessing your home’s electrical system for adequacy, proper usage of extension cords and outlets to help prevent electrical fires, and the importance of GFIs and their protection in your home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as homeowners!
Special Thanks to Columbian.com, to The Columbian and to Energy Advisor for the article, Energy advisor: Keep Your Home Safe and Healthy.
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: Fire Prevention to Avoid Animal Deaths
Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on barn safety and keeping animals out of harm’s way that can result from fires. Tips include various reasons that can cause barn fires, including electrical issues, and steps that can be taken to ensure proper usage of equipment as well as regular maintenance of that equipment and electrical devices. Extra precaution implemented can help avoid electrical fires and thus, keeping barn animals safe from fatality. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as farmers to help prevent fires!
The views expressed in this article are not necessarily a reflection of the views at Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC. Our purpose for sharing this article is for electrical safety purposes.
Special Thanks to HuffingtonPost.ca, to Riana Topan, Campaign Manager with Humane Society International/Canada, and to Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, for the article, Farm Animals Will Keep Dying if Barn Fire Safety Isn’t Taken Seriously.
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: 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.
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.