Electrical Safety: Happy Holiday Decorating

Electrical Safety: Happy Holiday Decorating

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on holiday decorating indoors and outdoors and what you can do to protect yourself from accidents, injuries or even fatality during this holiday season. Tips include power line safety, proper purchase, maintenance and installation of holiday lights, proper use of ladders, outlets and extension cords to help prevent electrical shock or fire. Also mentioned is the extra protection of GFCIs for prevention of electric shock. Please be careful and aware of your surroundings, especially outdoors, when you decorate your home, so your holiday can be truly happy. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this holiday season!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org and to Shawn Miller for the article, Use Precautions When Decorating Home for the Holidays. 

Electrical Safety: Prevention of Electric Shock Drowning

Electrical Safety: Prevention of Electric Shock Drowning

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on swimming pool and lake safety around docks that contain electrical systems with boats in order to protect you and your loved ones from electric shock drowning (ESD). Tips include what type of electrical components should be used for the greatest protection, the importance of electrical inspections and what to do if you see someone struggling in the water to keep yourself safe and possible safe a life at the same time. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this summer as you swim in pools and lakes! 

Special Thanks to ABC3340.com, to Cynthia Gould, to Senior Trooper Chuck Daniel, to Electrician Gary Graves, to ESFI and to the Johnson family for sharing their story and for the text/video clip, Electric Shock Drowning: Hidden Danger at the Lake. 

Electrical Safety: Hazards in Association with ESD

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Electrical Safety: Hazards in Association with ESD

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety information with a special focus on the hazards associated with electric shock drowning which can occur when there is electrical current in the water where the swimmer is located. The details shared today are in association with a recent death as a direct result of electrical current in the water, especially when a metal ladder was involved and where electricity and water do NOT mix with electrical components used as boat docks. Awareness of your surroundings when swimming and having your boat and boat dock monitored and inspected is so key toward prevention of ESD. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as both a dock owner and swimmer! 

Our condolences to the family featured in this updated news piece for the loss of their daughter from ESD. 

Special Thanks to TucsonNewsNow.com and to Clare Huddleston, reporter/anchor, for the news story, Parents Raise Awareness About Electrical Shock Drowning. 

Electrical Safety: Pool Equipment Inspections

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Electrical Safety: Pool Equipment Inspections

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on pool safety and ways we can avoid electrical hazards with the pool equipment installed. Tips shown are the difference between a GFCI with outlets versus a GFCI that is faceless, and the difference that can make with the potential for shock hazards with appliances. Tips also include the importance of having pool inspections done and how that can help reduce if not eliminate electric shock hazard in the pool. Be aware of the potential hazards for electrical shock if you have a pool in your property and take action to ensure that the equipment is proper and properly functioning. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a pool owner and swimmer! 

Special Thanks to DesertSun.com, to Kristen Hwang and to Stephen Little, Licensed Pool Contractor, for the article, Pool Safety: How to Avoid Electric Shock in Water. 

Electrical Safety: Lightning Hazards!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety video and word of warning with a special focus on the hazards of lightning and how to protect yourself from electrical shock or even death. Tips include how to respond when a lightning storm arrives if you are near water, how to respond when outdoors, such as on a golf course, when a storm arrives. Also addressed is how to respond of another person gets hit by lightning or comes in contact with a power line so you don’t become the path to ground. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when outdoors!

Special Thanks to Water and Power Channel for the video, Outdoor Electrical Safety Chapter 5. 

Electrical Safety: Balloons, kites and shoes, oh my!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word of warning with special focus on the dangers of coming into contact with power lines. Included are tips with what to do if you have a car accident and the vehicle comes in contact with a power line. Also mentioned are the hazards associated with tree climbing as well as kites and balloons coming into contact with a power line and what to do to avoid getting electrically shocked. Make sure YOU don’t become a conductor and path to ground! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart where power lines are present! 

Special Thanks to Water and Power Channel for the video, Outdoor Electrical Safety Chapter 3. 

Electrical Safety: Farming Hazards with Power Lines

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on electrical hazards for farmers and the issue of power line safety. Included are tips concerning the size of agricultural equipment and the importance of knowing the height of power lines. Also mentioned are the steps you need to take in case your equipment comes in contact with a power line and the types of objects power lines can energize so you’re not taken unawares. The importance of safety around power lines can NOT be overstated. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when you’re working in the fields! 

Special Thanks to Fortis Alberta for the video, Power Line Safety for Farmers. 

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Holiday Decorating

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety and electric shock survivor story all connected with decorating for the holidays and what you should avoid to keep your holidays bright and safe! Included are tips for decorating with holiday lights in the outdoors and what you should avoid concerning power lines, plus tips for when the best time to decorate would be to help you avoid electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when decorating for the holiday both indoors and outdoors!

Special Thanks to PressReleaseRocket.net, to Safe Electricity and to Shawn Miller, for the article, Safe Electricity and Survivor of Holiday Lighting Accident Share Life-Saving Safety Lessons. 

Electrical Safety: Emergency Hazards!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety survivor stories from first responders with a focus on power lines and the serious hazards they can cause, especially when camouflaged when power lines are down. Awareness is key and taking all necessary precautions to NOT COME IN CONTACT with a Downed Power Line! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, especially in an emergency; it can make all the difference between life and death. 

Special Thanks to I Am Back YouTube Channel for the video, Electrical Emergencies. 

Electrical Safety: Your Personal Work Safety is Key!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electric shock survivor story featuring a work-related safety situation. The emphasis in this story is personal safety at work as well as how an injury can affect relationships. Take extra care to put your personal safety as priority no matter where you work so you can avoid electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart at your work! 

Special Thanks to EBMag for the video, “I Didn’t Want to Die!”  Story of Paul Hebert.