Electrical Safety: Power Lines and Severe Weather

Electrical Safety: Power Lines and Severe Weather

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on severe weather and the electrical hazards associated with downed power lines and what you can do to avoid electric shock. Tips include what to do when power lines are down in your neighborhood after severe weather. Always proceed with caution so you don’t end up walking in and not being able to walk out. Power lines are powerfully dangerous and must be treated as such. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when severe weather hits where you live! 

Special Thanks to Kearneyhub.com, to Hub Opinion, to Nebraska Public Power District and to Art Wiese, Director of Delivery of NPPD for the article, Beware Weather, Electrical Dangers. 

Electrical Safety: Farming Focus

Electrical Safety: Farming Focus

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on farming and the electrical hazards you should avoid. Tips include power line safety with machines, power cord safety with proper purchase and usage, safety with using electrical items around water, and ladder safety around power lines. Awareness is key toward staying safe while working the on farm. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart on the job out in the farming field. 

Special Thanks to FarmandDairy.com and to Farm and Dairy Staff for the article, Stay Safe Working with Electricity on the Farm.  

Electrical Safety: GFCI Protection

Electrical Safety: GFCI Protection

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a focus on Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors (GFCIs) and their protection from electrical shock. Explained are the differences between a breaker and an outlet and the benefits they provide to keep you safe and in what context. Also explained are how a GFCI works to protect you and why it’s really important to have them installed in your home. Being aware of how electrical components work and why they should be installed is a great way to be proactive with your own electrical safety. So, Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your home!

Special Thanks to PopularMechanics.com, to Popular Mechanics, and to Roy Berendson for the article, What You Need to Know About GFCI Outlets.

Electrical Safety: Don’t Get Burned!

Electrical Safety: Don’t Get Burned!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and burn prevention tips with a special focus on proper usage of things that can cause burns when used incorrectly or unsafely. Tips include proper maintenance of electrical cords, the importance of smoke alarms plus burn care if an accident occurs. Taking action to prevent burns whether electrically based or otherwise can help reduce if not eliminate injury. Awareness is key to maintaining a safe home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart to help prevent burns! 

Special Thanks to Newswise.com, to Loyola University Health System, Loyola Medicine, and Anthony Baldea, MC, Director of Loyola’s Burn Center for the article, Loyola Medicine Burn Center Offers Safety Tips for Burn Awareness Week. 

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: Preparation for Happy Holidays

Electrical Safety: Preparation for Happy Holidays

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on holiday preparation for your home to help prevent mishaps when entertaining. Tips on space heater usage to help prevent electrical fires, proper maintenance of smoke alarms, and proper usage of electrical outlets and holiday light maintenance. Taking care and implementing preventative measures leading into the holiday season can make all the difference in your enjoyment of a holly jolly time! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this holiday season! 

Special Thanks to Markets.businessinsider.com, to Southern Trust Home Services and to PR Newswire for the article, 10 Tips to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays. 

Electrical Safety: Hunting Habits

Electrical Safety: Hunting Habits

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on hunting and how to protect yourself from electrical hazards in the process. Tips include power line safety, specific instructions on how to use a tree stand and protect yourself at the same time, and what not to do to prevent an electrical emergency or damage to power lines. Awareness from the very start of your hunting trip can make all the difference in keeping yourself out of harm’s way in a hunting setting. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart on your next hunting trip! 

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Give Safety a Shot When Preparing for Hunting. 

Electrical Safety: Options for Kids’ Rooms

Electrical Safety: Options for Kids’ Rooms

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on kids’ safety in the home and options you may want when making changes to the interior of your kids’ space. Tips include options for electrical outlets, for the room’s electrical lighting and ceiling fan ideas that can help eliminate electrical hazards and accidents with kids. Awareness is key when you’re making any permanent changes to your home’s interior, and when you consider the options that can make the space safer, you can also have greater peace of mind. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner when making upgrades!

Special Thanks to BentonCountyEnterprise.com and to Brand Point for the article, Home Improvement Insight: Five Tips to Redesign with Kids’ Safety in Mind. 

Electrical Safety: Tips for Home Fire Prevention

Electrical Safety: Tips for Home Fire Prevention

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on prevention of fire in the home and what action steps you can take to make fire less likely in your home’s electrical system. Tips include cooking safety, electrical hazards to be aware of, space heater usage, the importance of smoke detectors and how to maintain them, plus more. Being aware of how we use our electrical goods and maintaining them properly can go a long way toward fire prevention. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to prevent fires!

Special Thanks to TapInto.net, to TapInto Bloomfield Staff and to Acting Fire Official Tom Wilson for the article, Be Fire Smart with These Additional Safety Tips for Fire Prevention Week. 

Electrical Safety: Fires and How to Prevent Them

Electrical Safety: Fires and How to Prevent Them

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on in-home fires and what issues can directly impact the possibility of fires in the home. Tips include fire statistics in the home, how the issue of electrical overload can contribute to in-home fires and the importance of electrical maintenance of your electrical equipment and systems and how to know when they need repair. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart to help prevent fires in your home!

Special Thanks to Markets.businessinsider.com, to PR Newswire, and to Georgia Power for the article, Georgia Power offers electrical safety tips during National Fire Prevention Week.