Electrical Safety: Autumn Activity Awareness

Electrical Safety: Autumn Activity Awareness

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on outdoor activities around the house and how you can stay safe and prevent accidents, injury or even death. 

Tips include Tree trimming safety, the importance of GFCIs (ground fault circuit interruptor), as well as power line cautions to prevent electric shock. 

Awareness of your surroundings is KEY to your safety; take heed and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when working around your home. 

Special Thanks to KTVZ.com, to NewsChannel21, to Pacific Power and to Steve Harkin, Safety Director of Pacific Power for the article, Pacific Power offers tips for safe yard work this fall. 

Electrical Safety: Projects and Power Cautions

Electrical Safety: Projects and Power Cautions

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on outdoor projects and how to protect yourself from electrical contact. Tips include proper ladder usage, proper use of appliances and power tools, and power line safety to help avoid electric shock, which can be fatal. Also, safety with digging and how to avoid underground power lines. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this summer in the outdoors! 

Special Thanks to LawndaleNews.com and to ComEd for the article,  ComEd Provides Electrical Safety Tips During National Safety Month. 

Electrical Safety: Farming Focus

Electrical Safety: Farming Focus

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: Happy Holiday Decorating

Electrical Safety: Happy Holiday Decorating

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on holiday decorating indoors and outdoors and what you can do to protect yourself from accidents, injuries or even fatality during this holiday season. Tips include power line safety, proper purchase, maintenance and installation of holiday lights, proper use of ladders, outlets and extension cords to help prevent electrical shock or fire. Also mentioned is the extra protection of GFCIs for prevention of electric shock. Please be careful and aware of your surroundings, especially outdoors, when you decorate your home, so your holiday can be truly happy. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this holiday season!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org and to Shawn Miller for the article, Use Precautions When Decorating Home for the Holidays. 

Electrical Safety: Avoid Shock After Stormy Weather

Electrical Safety: Avoid Shock After Stormy Weather`

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on recovering from severe weather and flooding and how you can protect yourself from electrical shock. Tips include proper generator usage and when you need a licensed electrician, proper appliance handling and safety around power lines with trees and ladder usage. Be aware of your surroundings, take extra precautions in the face of recovery to protect yourself from electrical hazards and possible fire. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner after the storm!

Special Thanks to News-journalonline.com for the article, Electrical Safety after Hurricane Irma. 

 

Electrical Safety: Hazards and Shock Levels

Electrical Safety: Hazards and Shock Levels

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on levels of electric shock that can occur and what you can do to protect yourself. Tips include how electrical shock can occur, the damage it can do, the different levels of electrical shock that can be experienced, when medical care is strongly recommended as well as possible electrical hazards that may be present in your home or work space that should be remedied as soon as possible to prevent electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart wherever you are and protect yourself from electric shock! 

Special Thanks to cos-mag.com, to Occupational Safety and to Guy Chenard for the article, Hazards of low level 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: Backyard Beautifying without Backfiring

Electrical Safety: Backyard Beautifying without Backfiring

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the summertime beauty of backyard enjoyment and what you can do to help prevent accidents, injuries, fires and even electrocution. Tips include proper purchase, placement, installation and maintenance of electrical goods, including extension cords and light fixtures. Also mentioned are the advantages of GFCI outlets, proper ladder safety, proper outlet usage and other tips to help prevent electrical shock. Be aware and proceed with caution when beautifying your backyard so you can enjoy the summer time without hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner with your yard upgrades!

Special Thanks to KOAMTV.com, and to Vatterott College-Joplin Electrical Program Director, Travor Brattin, for the article, Vatterott-Joplin Offers Summer Time Backyard Electrical Safety Tips. 

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: 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.