Electrical Saftey: When You Dig, Be Prepared!

Electrical Safety: When You Dig, Be Prepared!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on those spring projects that require some digging and how you can protect yourself.

Tips include statistics concerning underground utilities and their dangers, what to do before you dig and where to dig once the lines are marked.

Take care not to just jump into projects without being prepared ahead of time; it could just save your life! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to CrainsDetroit.com, to Crain’s Detroit Business, to Sally Talberg, Chairman of the Michigan Public Service Commission for the article, Smart digging habits take a safety-first approach.

Electrical Safety: Steps for Fire Prevention

Electrical Safety: Steps for Fire Prevention

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on steps you can take to prevent fires in your home and avoid electrical hazards.

Tips include maintenance of smoke alarms, the importance of electrical inspections, AFCI protection, electrical cord and outlet safety and proper usage.

Awareness of your electrical system and usage are key to fire prevention; Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to KilgoreNewsHerald.com, to Kilgore Fire Department and Fire Chief, Johnny Bellows and to ESFI for the article, Electrical Fires and Safety.

Electrical Safety: When Flooding Comes to Your Neighborhood

Electrical Safety: When Flooding Comes to Your Neighborhood

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on stormy weather resulting in flooding and what you can do to keep yourself safe.

Tips include safety with generators, appliances and electronics to help avoid electrical shock if flood waters have affected your home.

Proceed with great caution to avoid electrical hazards when your home has been affected by stormy weather. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to TheMonroeTimes.com and to RoAnn Warden of Green County Public Health for the article, Health Department offers safety tips during flooding.

Electrical Safety: Where a Fire Can Start

Electrical Safety: Where a Fire Can Start

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on electrical wiring and equipment and how to use them safely to prevent fires.

Tips include issues with older wiring in homes, extension cord safety, outlet overload prevention, and where to put electrical cords to prevent fire.

Take care when using electrical components in your home and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to KGUN9.com, to KGUN9, to Claudia Kelly Bazan and Cody Schiever and Rural Metro Battalian Chief, John Walka for the article, More than half of home fires are caused from electrical issues.

Electrical Safety: Extension Cord Savvy

Electrical Safety: Extension Cord Savvy

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on electrical cords and how to avoid electrical hazards.

Tips include proper usage of extension cords such as where to plug them in, where to place them, and what NOT to do with extension cords to avoid electrical hazards.

Awareness of how you use your home’s electrical components is key to avoiding unnecessary hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to KVOA.com, to News4Tucson, to Rural/Metro Fire Department and to Julia Leon for the article, Rule/Metro Fire: Electrical Safety in the home tips.

Electrical Safety: Flooding Hazards to Avoid

Electrical Safety: Flooding Hazards to Avoid

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on flooding and how to protect yourself if your home floods.

Tips include specific instructions for flood safety, what to do if your house floods and how to handle appliances that have been damaged.

Always take care when weather goes extreme and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to TheGleaner.com, to The Gleaner, to Colby Girten of Henderson Gleaner, to LG&E and to KU, for the article, Floodwaters overflow Ohio River in Uniontown: Tips for Flood Safety.

Electrical Safety: When Flood Waters Rise

Electrical Safety: When Flood Waters Rise

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the possibility of flooding and how you can protect yourself from electrical hazards.

Tips include how to know when it’s dangerous to enter your home if it floods and how to prevent electric shock.

Always proceed with caution when dealing with severe weather that impacts your home directly, especially your home’s electrical system. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to Tennessean.com, to The Tennesean, and to Natalie Neysa Alund of The Tennessean for the article, Nashville flood: What to do, who to call when weather brings flooding.

Electrical Safety: Downed Power Line Hazards

Electrical Safety: Downed Power Line Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the hazards of downed power lines and what you can do to protect yourself.

Tips include the Golden Rule to live by concerning downed power lines and what to do if you come across a downed power line.

Whenever it comes to electrical safety outdoors, always take inventory of your surroundings to avoid electrical hazards, and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to TPGOnlineDaily.com, to PGE.com, to Times Publishing Group, and to Ryan Peters of Aptos/La Selva Fire Protection District for the article, Downed Power and Utility Line Safety Tips.

Electrical Safety: Avoiding Winter Hazards

Electrical Safety: Avoiding Winter Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on winter weather and how to stay warm safely this season.

Tips include proper use of extension cords, space heaters, and electrical circuits to help prevent overload on your home’s electrical system.

Take care and be aware of how you’re using your home’s electrical components and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this winter!

Special Thanks to KTVO.com, Amber Draper, Kirksville Fire Department, and Kirksville Fire Department Assistant Chief, Marc Jefferson for the article, Tips to avoid overloading electrical circuits this winter.

Electrical Safety: On the Job Hazards with Power Lines

Electrical Safety: On the Job Hazards with Power Lines

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on power lines when on the job and how you can protect yourself from shock hazards.

Tips include the distance to keep from a power line, what not to do with a power line when it is down, and other steps you can take to prevent electrical shock from power line hazards.

When you are on the job, take special care to follow proper procedure to avoid electrical shock hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to Safetyandhealthmagazine.com, Safety and Health Magazine, National Safety Council and to Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) for the article, Be Careful Around Power Lines.