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: Severe Weather Hazards

Electrical Safety: Severe Weather Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on severe weather and the hazards that can present themselves that you need to protect yourself from. Tips include how to handle your appliances with a power outage, dealing with your electrical system when there’s flooding, GFCI protection, power line safety after the storm, whether on foot or in a vehicle, and safe generator usage. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during and after severe weather, both indoors and outdoors!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Be Prepared for Severe Storms. 

Electrical Safety: Winter Weather Advisory

Electrical Safety: Winter Weather Advisory

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on winter weather and the hazards associated with such an occurrence. Tips include power line safety whether you’re on foot or in a vehicle and how to handle such an emergency. Tips also include how to protect your electronics if the power goes out so as to prevent damage. Also included are tips for preparing before the storm so you’re ready and safe. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during winter weather and its aftermath!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for this article, Weathering a Winter Storm. 

Electrical Safety: Storms and Power Outages

Electrical Safety: Storms and Power Outages

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on stormy weather and when the power goes out. Tips include power line safety and what distance is safe from both the power lines and anything in the vicinity. Also mentioned are precautions concerning power issues when water is present due to flooding and what the proper recovery process is, especially concerning damaged electrical components, such as appliances and electronics. Also mentioned are tips for proper usage of generators when the power goes out. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when you encounter stormy weather and its aftermath!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Know How to Stay Safe During a Power Outage. 

Electrical Safety: Generator Guidelines

Electrical Safety: Generator Guidelines

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, burn prevention and shock prevention tips with a special focus on generators and what you need to do to protect yourself from associated hazards. Tips include what is required for permanent installation, where and how to use a portable generator, appliance preparation before use, and where to put it, for pet and kids safety. Follow these guidelines in order to stay safe with your generator use, no matter what kind you purchase and use. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when using generators!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Generator Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Storm Preparedness

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Electrical Safety: Storm Preparedness

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on storm preparedness and how to protect your home and yourself from electrical hazards. Tips include how to prepare for before, during and after a storm, especially severe weather like hurricanes. Tips mentioned are proper handling of appliances, safety around downed power lines, and what to do with your home when dealing with an evacuation, as well as proper generator usage. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during severe weather to help prevent electrical shock and handle your home’s electrical system properly! 

Special Thanks to Mauinow.com and to Maui Electric for the article, Maui Electric Urges Public to be Prepared as Storms Approach. 

Electrical Safety: When Disaster Strikes!

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Electrical Safety: When Disaster Strikes!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on weather-related disasters and how you can keep yourself safe before, during and after a severe weather event. Tips include statistics in direct connection with lightning strikes, flooding and fires. Safety tips include ways to protect yourself with lightning, proper use of appliances and generators, and electrical flooding issues as well as power line safety. Take action to help prevent disasters from directly impacting your safety. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when disasters strike!

Special Thanks to ESFI.org for the article and infographic, Home Disaster Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Storm Preparedness and Avoiding Hazards

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Electrical Safety: Storm Preparedness and Avoiding Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on storms and being safe around power lines. Tips include how to prepare for storms, especially with power lines and trees, including the proper distance from downed power lines after a storm. Also included are proper heater purchase, plus cautions concerning flooding and any damage that may be done to your home’s electrical system and what to do if there is any, and when you need to call a licensed electrician. Proper generator use is also mentioned. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when a storm hits your neighborhood!

Special Thanks to ESASafe.com and to Electrical Safety Authority for the article, What to do when stormy weather hits. 

Electrical Safety: Your Home When There’s a Flood

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Electrical Safety: Your Home When There’s a Flood

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety information with a special focus on flooding and the electrical hazards associated with flooding and your home’s electrical system as well as neighborhood hazards. Tips include dealing with utilities and your home’s electrical system as well as what to do with appliances in accessing any damage. Also mentioned is power line safety and specific cautions with water and electricity as you deal with the aftermath to protect you from electric shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when flooding hits your neighborhood! 

Special Thanks to ESFI for the article, Flood Safety: High Water, High Stakes.