Electrical Safety: Water Warnings for Swimmers and Boaters

Electrical Safety: Water Warnings for Swimmers and Boaters

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on lakes and pools and how you can protect yourself from electric shock drowning, whether as a swimmer or boater. Tips include information on when electric shock drowning can occur, what to do if you feel tingling in the water, the importance of having a qualified electrician do installation, and what inspections are recommended to keep your electrical system safe and well maintained. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a swimmer and boat owner! 

Special Thanks to MyValleyNews.com, to NFPA and ESFI, and to Lorraine Carli, Vice President of NFPA’s Outreach and Advocacy for the article, NFPA and ESFI work to reduce fatalities caused by electric shock drowning in pools and at marinas. 

Electrical Safety: How to Avoid Hay Fires

Electrical Safety: How to Avoid Hay Fires

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on the farm and specifically with hay storage and how to avoid electrically-induced fires. Tips include proper preparation of hay and the proper place and strategy to use to avoid contact with electrical equipment in the process. Proper maintenance of this hay storage is also discussed. Planning ahead goes a long way toward prevention of electrical fires on the farm. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with hay preparation and storage on the farm! 

Special Thanks to NJHerald.com, New Jersey Herald, Herald Staff and to Rutgers University’s Cooperative Extension for the article, Hay Safety: Tips to Prevent a Barn Fire. 

Electrical Safety: Prevention of Shock Near Water

Electrical Safety: Prevention of Shock Near Water

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on electrical usage near water and what you can do to avoid electrical shock. Tips include what not to do when moisture is involved, the benefits of GFCIs, and how to prevent overheating. Please proceed with caution when using any electrical device when in an area where water is present; it could save you life! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when using electricity in wet conditions! 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC offers condolence to the Coe family with the loss of a family member. 

Special Thanks to GoodHousekeeping.com, to the Coe family, to KCBD News Channel 11 and to Rachel Rothmans, Chief Technologist for Good Housekeeping Institute, for the article, 14-Year-Old Fatally Electrocuted After Using Cell Phone in Bathtub. 

Electrical Safety: Appliance Hazards

Electrical Safety: Appliance Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on large appliances and what you can do to avoid an electrical fire. Tips include where and how you should plug in your large appliances and the pitfalls associated with extension cords and power strips. Also included are tips for maintaining electrical appliance cords. We always want to be safe with how we use our electrical products so we can prevent the possibility of fire due to overload. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your home appliances!

Special Thanks to wwlp.com, to 22News, to Taylor DiChello, to Springfield Fire Spokesman, Dennis Leger, and to Brian Zippin, owner of Contractors Home Appliances, for the video and article, Protecting Your Home from Electrical Fires Caused by Appliances. 

Electrical Safety: Beware, Swimmers, Pet and Boat Owners!

Electrical Safety: Beware, Swimmers, Pet and Boat Owners!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips for swimmers, boat owners and pet owners with a emphasizing caution on avoiding electric shock drowning and what you can do to avoid such an electrical hazard that can lead to fatality. Tips include where it’s okay to swim and what to do if you experience electrical current in the water, what to have installed on your boat’s electrical system, and what to do if someone is being shocked in the water. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart whether you swim, boat or bring your pet to enjoy summertime activities in the water! 

Special Thanks to Upnorthlive.com and to Michigan Department of Natural Resources for the article, DNR Offers Tips on How to Prevent Electric Shock Drowning. 

Electrical Safety: The Benefits of Proper Use and Inspections of Pools

Electrical Safety: The Benefits of Proper Use and Inspections of Pools

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on swimming pools, both public and private, and what you can do to reduce, if not eliminate the risk of electric shock drowning. Tips include the benefits of GFCIs, what not to have around the pool, and why inspections are important and what should be done when one takes place. Summertime should be a fun time; taking action to be sure your pool is safe for swimming can help reduce the possibility of an electrical fatality from electrical hazards in your pool. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when swimming! 

Special Thanks to PE.com, to  Alex Groves, to Consumer Product Safety Commission, to John Norwood, executive director of the California Pool and Spa Association, to Paul Netter, spokesman of Southern California Edison, and to Dottie Merki, program chief at Riverside County Department of Environmental Health, for the article, How to Avoid Electrical Shock at Pools This Summer. 

Electrical Safety: Hazards to Avoid for Fire Fighters

Electrical Safety: Hazards to Avoid for Fire Fighters

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on fire fighters and the dangers they face daily. Several fire fighting scenarios with vehicle accidents or weather related issues are shared and what fire fighters need to do to protect themselves from power line fatalities and accidents. Awareness can be KEY to avoiding electrical hazard pitfalls in the face of the work task ahead. We wish all fire fighters a safe and life-saving job well done with YOUR safety in mind! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your workplace! 

Special Thanks to FireChief.com and to Mark van set Feyst for the article, Electric Power Safety for Fire Fighters. 

Electrical Safety: How to Avoid Hazards in the Water

Electrical Safety: How to Avoid Hazards in the Water

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on how to avoid electric shock drowning wherever you go swimming. Tips include a description of how electric shock drowning can happen including hazards that are in the water, what to do if you are in the water getting shocked and what to do if someone else is in the water being shocked. Also included are tips for electrical installation near water to prevent electric shock drowning. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart wherever you swim and if you are a boat or pool owner!

Special Thanks to GlobeNewsWire.com, to SafeElectricity.org, to Molly Hall, Executive Director of The Energy Education Council, and to the Electric Shock Drowning Prevention Association for the article, Help Prevent Electric Shock Drowning, Swimming Tragedies. 

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: Flood Dangers Post Storm

Electrical Safety: Flood Dangers Post Storm

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on flooding and the electrical hazards that could be present in your home post-storm and how you can protect yourself from electrical shock. Tips include what to do if your basement floods, how to handle your circuit breaker box and how to get power shut off without harm. Water and electricity don’t mix, so beware if you’re dealing with a flooded home! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart post-storm! 

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Flooding Provides It’s Own Set of Electrical Hazards.