Tips include power line safety, proper use of field equipment to avoid contact with power lines and what to do to exit from equipment if you come in contact with a power line while out in the field.
Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when working on the farm to help prevent accidents, injury or even death from electric shock!
Special Thanks to OHSonline.com, to OHS (Occupational Health and Safety), to Nebraska Public Power District and to Art Wiese, Transmission and Distribution Manager, for the article, Electrical Safety Reminder Issued for Harvest Season.
Some tips include power line safety, how to manage your work vehicle and what to do if you come in contact with a power line inadvertently so you can safely exit your vehicle if necessary. Also mentioned are work strategies to help prevent accidents in the farming field.
Awareness and cautious action are key to eliminate electrical hazards when working on the farm. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when out on the farming field!
Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Electrocution on the Farm.
Electrical Safety: Prevent Shock with Farming Equipment
Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tipswith a special focus on farming and using equipment around power lines and what you can do to prevent electrical shock. Tips include how to prepare for the day’s work with electrical safety in mind, what distance to keep from power lines with equipment and how to exit safely from equipment if contact is made. Awareness and preparation are KEY to prevent electrical shock when working out in the farming field. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart working on the farm!
Special Thanks to GlobalNewsWire.com, to Energy Education Council, and to Safe Electricity for the article, Farmers Urged to Watch Out for Power Lines, Sew Seeds of Safety This Season.
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: Focus on Children and Farm Functions
Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the farm and how to keep children and workers protected on the job. Tips include what not to do with kids when doing farming tasks, maintenance and proper usage of power tools, equipment and plugs so as to protect from electrical shock and other hazards. Awareness and cautionary action are key toward prevention of accidents, injuries and even fatalities on the farm. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart on your farm during harvest time!
Special Thanks to Farmanddairy.com and to FSA Andy for the article, Harvest Season Safety Tips.
Electrical Safety: Protection for Digging Dynamics
Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on work safety on the farm or anywhere you need to dig. This video shows the importance of calling ahead before you use that shovel to help protect yourself from contacting electrical and other utility lines. Always be aware of what action you can take to stay safe and to protect what is underground. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart before and after you dig!
Special Thanks to Peterson Farm Brothers and to Pipelineagsafety.org and Pipeline Operators for Ag Safety for the video, Call Before Ya Dig.
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: 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.