Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention to Avoid Animal Deaths

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: Fire Prevention Preparedness

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention Preparedness

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on smoke alarms and how they can protect you in case of fire. Tips include the main cause of home fire deaths, the importance of smoke alarms and why having working batteries is so important, how often to change your smoke alarm batteries and how often to change your smoke alarms to be sure your fire prevention in your home is in proper working order for your fire protection benefit. Also mentioned are type of fire extinguishers and how to use one if you need to. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to help protect your and your loved ones from fire! 

Special Thanks to DailyTidings.com, to Ashland Daily Tidings, to Terri Eubanks, Ashland Fire and Rescue Community Preparedness Coodinator, to Mayor Bill de Blasio, and to National Fire Protection Association for the article, Fire Safety: Defend Your Home. 

Electrical Safety: Post Storm Cautions

Electrical Safety: Post Storm Cautions

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on storms and their aftermath and how to handle the recovery process in your home and protect yourself from electrical shock. Tips include how to handle appliances post storm, what to do if your basement is flooded, plus other essential tips to help you in getting your home back in order properly, safely and efficiently. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when the storm is over!

Special Thanks to theweathernetwork.com and to Public Safety Canada for the article, After the Outage: 7 Tips for When the Power Comes Back On. 

Electrical Safety: Lightning Cautions

Electrical Safety: Lightning Cautions

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on storms and lightning dangers and how you can protect yourself from electric shock. Tips include how to protect yourself around electrical devices, phones and other sources of power when lightning is in the vicinity and when it is safe to go outdoors again. Also mentioned is what you should do if someone is hit by lightning. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when storms are in your neighborhood!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Stay Safe From Lightning-When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors! 

Electrical Safety: Your Car and a Storm

Electrical Safety: Your Car and a Storm

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on electrical storms and your car and what makes it a safe place to be. Tips include what NOT to do while in your car during a storm to avoid electrocution and how your car may be affected by the damaging electricity that lightning can cause. Stay  Electrically Safe and Smart during electrical storms, especially when in your car! 

Special Thanks to AutoCreditExpress.com, to Auto Credit Express, to Megan Foukes, to The Weather Channel and to National Lightning Safety Institute for the article, Your Car and Lightning: What Makes It Safe? 

Electrical Safety: Storms and Their Aftermath

Electrical Safety: Storms and Their Aftermath

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the hazards associated with stormy weather and its aftermath and how you can protect yourself is weather-based scenarios. Tips include safety with downed power lines, car accidents with power lines, portable heater usage, flooding in your home, and generator usage. Always proceed with caution and takes steps to ensure your safety in the aftermath of any storm that causes damage or presents electrical hazards in your home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during and after stormy weather!

Special Thanks to esasafe.com and Electrical Safety Authority for the article, How to Stay Safe During Stormy Weather. 

 

Electrical Safety: Education and Demonstration

Electrical Safety: Education and Demonstration

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on power lines and their hazards and how you can protect yourself from electrical shock.  Tips include what to do when you want to dig in your yard, how to handle a vehicular accident that involves power lines and what can cause a power outage with downed power lines and fuses. It’s importance for us to be aware of electrical hazards that can occur without our knowledge and how best to protect ourselves from electrical current that may not be obvious. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your neighborhood around power lines! 

Special Thanks to Santee Cooper TV and to Santee Cooper’s Power Line Hazards Awareness Demonstration for the video, PHAD: Powerline Hazards Awareness Demonstration Unit-Electrical. 

Electrical Safety: Power Lines and Protection

Electrical Safety: Power Lines and Protection

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical and shock prevention tips with a special focus on safety around power lines, both personally and at work and what you can do to protect yourself from electrical shock or even fatality. Tips include working with or around equipment, safety with digging, as well as vehicular accidents that involve power lines and how to stay safe in such an emergency. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when around power lines!

Special Thanks to ATCO Limited for the video, 7 Steps to Electrical Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Farming Equipment and Power Lines

Electrical Safety: Farming Equipment and Power Lines

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares a cautionary word and electrical safety warning with a special focus on farming equipment and power line hazards associated with their usage and what can happen when visibility is limited during the course of the work task being done. Tips shared are what farm workers can do to help avoid electrical shock and contact with power lines and avoid electrocution as a result of contact. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart on the farm. 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC offers condolence to the Flach Family in regards to the death of family member, Jim. 

Special Thanks to Linn County Rural Electric Cooperative, Safe Electricity.org and to the Flach Family for sharing their story, Electrical Safety-Farm Equipment. 

Electrical Safety: GFCI 101

Electrical Safety: GFCI 101

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the electrical device, the Ground Fault Circuit Interruptor (GFCI). Tips include what GFCIs are, how they work, what types are available, where they should be installed, how often they should be tested, and how they are different from AFCIs. When it comes to shock prevention, GFCIs are your electrical best friend. You want to know all you can about this device, so get educated! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your home by prevention of electrical shock! 

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for their article, Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors (GFCIs).