Electrical Safety: Hazards to Avoid after the Storm

Electrical Safety: Hazards to Avoid after the Storm

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on avoiding contact with dangerous and hazardous scenarios after stormy weather that knocks out power and causes damage to your home’s contents and what you can do to stay safe. Tips include proper generator usage to avoid hazardous fumes, how to properly handle appliances with a generator, safety with power lines and how to deal with the electrical items in your home after the storm. Be careful, cautious and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart after the storm! 

Special Thanks to PalmBeachPost.com, to Palm Beach Post and to Eliot Kleinberg, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer for the article, Hurricane Irma: What Not To Do While Your Electrical Power Is Out. 

 

Electrical Safety: Products and Power Lines Post Storm

Electrical Safety: Products and Power Lines Post Storm

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on dealing with recovery after severe weather and what you can do to protect yourself from electrical shock in the process. Tips include electrical safety and proper usage of portable generators, power line safety, as well as the issue of recovering your appliances if they have been damaged in the storm from flooding. Awareness and cautionary action is key to protect yourself from possible electric shock, which can be fatal. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you recover from severe weather both inside your home and in your neighborhood. 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC encourages extreme caution during the after math of recent Hurricanes, both Harvey and Irma, in Texas and Florida and offers condolence to those who are experiencing great loss. 

Special Thanks to Markets.businessinsider.com, Markets Insider, PR Newswire, and to US Consumer Product Safety Commission for the article, Keep  Safe with Hurricane Irma. 

Electrical Safety: Caution with Damaged Home Contents

Electrical Safety: Caution with Damaged Home Contents

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on recovering from the aftermath of a storm that causes flooding and what you can do to protect yourself from electrical shock with your home’s electrical system. Tips include power line safety, proper procedure for having the electric turned back on in your home or business, and dealing with damaged appliances to avoid electric shock. Proceed with caution and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner dealing with flooding! 

Special Thanks to FBHerald.com, to Fort Bend Herald, to CenterPoint Energy and to Alan Spears, Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management for the article, Electric Company offers safety tips for storm aftermath. 

Electrical Safety: When the Waters Recede

Electrical Safety: When the Waters Recede

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the recovery process after flooding from a major weather event and what you can do to protect yourself from electric shock. Tips include a list of major electrical components that may be damaged and need assessment and repair/replacement. Other information is provided concerning electrical codes for those in positions of expertise is the repair of such devices. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during the recovery process post flood from extreme weather! 

Special Thanks to Community.NFPA.org, to Lisa Marie Sinatra, and to National Electrical Manufacterers Association for the article, NEMA Provides Safety Guidelines for Safe Handling of Damaged Electrical Equipment in Floods Caused by Hurricane Harvey. 

Electrical Safety: In the FLOOD ZONE

Electrical Safety: In the FLOOD ZONE

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on flooding and the hazards associated with damage to your home and how you can protect yourself from electric shock. Tips include how to properly deal with electrical appliances, both in flooding and in usage, electrical system of your home and other hazardous situations associated with flooding. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when faced with flooding in your home due to severe weather!

We here at Bill’s Quality Electric, would like to offer our condolence to those who have suffered great loss with Hurricane Harvey and wish you great safety during this time of danger. 

Special Thanks to KHOU.com, to the American Red Cross and to Ready.GOV for the article, Flood Safety Tips. 

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: 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: Water Warnings for Swimmers and Boaters

Electrical Safety: Water Warnings for Swimmers and Boaters

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on lakes and pools and how you can protect yourself from electric shock drowning, whether as a swimmer or boater. Tips include information on when electric shock drowning can occur, what to do if you feel tingling in the water, the importance of having a qualified electrician do installation, and what inspections are recommended to keep your electrical system safe and well maintained. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a swimmer and boat owner! 

Special Thanks to MyValleyNews.com, to NFPA and ESFI, and to Lorraine Carli, Vice President of NFPA’s Outreach and Advocacy for the article, NFPA and ESFI work to reduce fatalities caused by electric shock drowning in pools and at marinas. 

Electrical Safety: The Benefits of Proper Use and Inspections of Pools

Electrical Safety: The Benefits of Proper Use and Inspections of Pools

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on swimming pools, both public and private, and what you can do to reduce, if not eliminate the risk of electric shock drowning. Tips include the benefits of GFCIs, what not to have around the pool, and why inspections are important and what should be done when one takes place. Summertime should be a fun time; taking action to be sure your pool is safe for swimming can help reduce the possibility of an electrical fatality from electrical hazards in your pool. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when swimming! 

Special Thanks to PE.com, to  Alex Groves, to Consumer Product Safety Commission, to John Norwood, executive director of the California Pool and Spa Association, to Paul Netter, spokesman of Southern California Edison, and to Dottie Merki, program chief at Riverside County Department of Environmental Health, for the article, How to Avoid Electrical Shock at Pools This Summer. 

Electrical Safety: How to Avoid Hazards in the Water

Electrical Safety: How to Avoid Hazards in the Water

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on how to avoid electric shock drowning wherever you go swimming. Tips include a description of how electric shock drowning can happen including hazards that are in the water, what to do if you are in the water getting shocked and what to do if someone else is in the water being shocked. Also included are tips for electrical installation near water to prevent electric shock drowning. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart wherever you swim and if you are a boat or pool owner!

Special Thanks to GlobeNewsWire.com, to SafeElectricity.org, to Molly Hall, Executive Director of The Energy Education Council, and to the Electric Shock Drowning Prevention Association for the article, Help Prevent Electric Shock Drowning, Swimming Tragedies.