Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention in the Home

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention in the Home

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on family and how to prevent fires to avoid unnecessary deaths.

Tips include the importance of smoke alarms, appliance safety, AFCIs, GFCIs, electrical cord safety, and electrical hazards to keep an eye out for.

Do all you can as a parent to keep your kids safe from fire and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to TexarkanaGazette.com, Texarkana News, Texarkana Gazette, Karl Richter, Texarkana Texas Fire Depart, Assistant Chief and Fire Marshal, Chris Black and Fire Department Captain, Scott Daniel, David Peavy of Artex Electric and to National Fire Protection Association for the article, Fire safety in spotlight after a local child’s death.

Electrical Safety: Are your home’s outlets kid safe?

Electrical Safety: Are your home’s outlets kid safe?

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on kids and outlets and what you need to do to protect your kids from electric shock.

Tips include electrical safety statistics with outlets and the issue of protective covers versus tamper resistant outlets.

Always take full protective measure to keep your kids protected from electrical shock; Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to WCTI12.com, to NewsChannel 12 ABC, to Morgan Newell of NewsChannel 12, to Sarah Katherine and to ESFI for the article, This Child proofing Technique Could Be Putting Your Kid at Risk.

Electrical Safety: For Kids Inside and Outside

Electrical Safety: For Kids Inside and Outside

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on kids whether indoors or outdoors and what we can do as parents and grandparents to warn them of electrical hazards.

Tips include safety around power lines, trees, in the bathroom, and around substations.

Keep your child safe this summer and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart yourself!

Special Thanks to Columbian.com, The Columbian, ESFI, Clark Public Utilities and to Tommy Jensen, Clark Public Utilities Safety and Environmental Manager for the article, Energy Advisor: Teach Kids Electrical Safety.

Electrical Safety: Spring Savvy in the Outdoors

Electrical Safety: Spring Savvy in the Outdoors

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on outdoor safety with spring time activities and what you can do to protect yourself.

Tips include safety with power lines, ladders, digging, power cords, and child safety when playing.

Be aware of your surroundings and take care when you’re outdoors; Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to KALB.com, KALB News Channel 5, Jennifer Cahill, Cleco Power and John Melancon for the article, CLECO offers spring cleaning safety tips.

Electrical Safety: Heating Safely in the Winter

Electrical Safety: Heating Safely in the Winter

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on safety with the use of space heaters as supplemental during the winter months.

Tips include the safe use of space heaters such as what kind to buy, where to put them, how to plug them in, what NOT to do with a space heater and how to keep kids and pets safe too.

Take care and be aware of your space heater usage to avoid fires and other hazards and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to KARE11.com, KARE 11, KARE Staff, ESFI and the Minnesota State Fire Marshall for the article, How to Use Space Heaters Safely.

Electrical Safety: Eliminate Hazards for Fire Prevention

Electrical Safety: Eliminate Hazards for Fire Prevention

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on potential hazards in the home and how you can eliminate them to help prevent fires. 

Tips include proper use and placement of extension cords, proper use of outlets, power cords and space heaters, and when it’s time to call an electrician to prevent hazardous electrical situations that can lead to fire. 

Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and keep your kids safe too!

Special Thanks to Nebraska.tv., to NTVABC, to Kearney Volunteer Fire Department, the Kearney Volunteer Fire Department Captain, Jeremy Feusner and to Sydney Edwards for the article, KVFD gives tips on electrical fire hazards, how to spot potential issues. 

Electrical Safety: Kid Tips Indoors and Outdoors

Electrical Safety: Kid Tips Indoors and Outdoors

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on kids’ safety both indoor and outdoors and what you can do as parents to keep your kids safe. 

Tips include what can be done to avoid overloading outlets and extension cords, proper usage of electrical plugs, power line safety, and what to avoid when outdoor to help prevent electrical shock or even death. 

Take the time to discuss electrical safety with your kids as they head back to school; an electrical education is an important one! 

Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, parents and kids! 

Special Thanks to Heraldextra.com, to Rocky Mountain Power and to Tom Davis, Safety Director at Rocky Mountain Power for the article, Remember electrical safety rules for kids. 

Electrical Safety: Shock Prevention in the Kitchen

Electrical Safety: Shock Prevention in the Kitchen

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the kitchen and how to avoid electrical hazards.

When it comes to making breakfast on a school morning, we can often find ourselves in a hurry when we’re pressed for time before the bus arrives or before leaving to get in line to drop the kiddos off.

But electrical safety in the kitchen is of paramount importance, especially when using electrical appliances such as the toaster or microwave.

Be sure the kids know not to remove toast using a metal piece of cutlery. If something gets stuck, unplug it first! Metal on electrical parts inside can create electrical shock.

When you use the microwave, be sure to only use items that can be contained without electrical issues.

Teaching your kids how to use appliances correctly, especially on those school mornings when they might be in a hurry, can help prevent accidents, and even death by electrical shock.

Plus it gives you the opportunity to connect before the school day begins.

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC wish you an electrically safe day and encourages you to Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

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Electrical Safety: Cautions for Your Holiday

Electrical Safety: Cautions for Your Holiday

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on your holiday activities and how you can protect yourself and your loved ones from the hazards of electric shock drowning.

As we enjoy the environment with friends and family during the holiday, we often engage in relaxing activities such as being by the poolside, going swimming or boating as summer weather beckons us.

We would like to offer three cautions for your weekend engagements to help you prevent an accident, injury or even death due to electrical shock.

When you sit by the pool, be sure to keep your distance from the pool water if you have electrical appliances of any kind or if you are using your cell phone plugged in to charge. Water and electricity do not mix.

If your children or grandchildren are playing outside in the sprinkler, be sure not to allow any electrical items in the vicinity, thus turning the play area into an electrical hazard ripe for shock, which could lead to death.

If you are enjoying some boating time in a marina area, be sure not to go swimming in that area since there is always the possibility of electrical current being present, which could lead to electric shock drowning. Again, water and electricity do not mix.

Enjoy your holiday keeping these cautions in mind for you and your loved ones and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC wishes all a Electrically Safe and Smart Holiday weekend!

 

 

 

 

Electrical Safety: Outdoor and Indoor Tips for Parents and Kids

Electrical Safety: Outdoor and Indoor Tips for Parents and Kids

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on going Back to School and what parents can teach their kids to help prevent accidents, injury or even death at this time of year. Tips include proper outlet, extension cord, electronic and appliance usage, power line safety, outdoor play safety, and where NOT to go to avoid electric shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, parents and teach your kids to stay safe too! 

Special Thanks to KUTV.com, to McKenzie Stauffer, to Tom Davis, Safety Director of Rocky Mountain Power and to Rocky Mountain Power for the article, Back to School Safety: Teaching Children About the Dangers of Electricity.