Electrical Safety: Balloons and Power Lines

Electrical Safety: Balloons and Power Lines

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and hazards associated with metallic balloons and what you can do to avoid them.

Tips include how to manage metallic balloons, how to avoid power lines and what to do if your balloon gets caught.

Always proceed with caution when dealing with metallic balloons and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to CapeCodToday.com, Cape Cod Today, Cape Cod Community News and Cape Cod Today Staff for the article, Don’t Let Myler Balloons Ruin the Party.

Electrical Safety: A Bothersome Balloon Issue Addressed

Electrical Safety: A Bothersome Balloon Issue Addressed

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety tip with a special focus on metallic balloons and what to do to prevent hazards with them.

Tips include electrical statistics in regards to metallic balloon hazards, how to handle the balloon to stay safe and power line safety.

Take care with your balloon usage as you celebrate occasions and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to APnews.com, to Business Wire, to Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and to Mike Kress, Senior Director of Electric Distribution Operations of PG&E for the article, PG&E to Graduates: Celebrate Safely by Securing Metallic Balloons.

Electrical Safety: When It’s Time to Play Ball

Electrical Safety: When It’s Time to Play Ball

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on being outdoors on the ball field and way you can protect yourself.

Tips include power line safety, especially in preparing for the event, plus electrical maintenance for equipment.

Take care when engaging in activity around power lines and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to Globenewswire.com, to Safe Electricity.org, to Energy Education Council and to Molly Hall for the article, Play It Safe at Outdoor Sports Facilities.

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: Summer Safety Around Power Lines

Electrical Safety: Summer Safety Around Power Lines

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the outdoors and how you can prevent electrical shock. Tips include proper usage of metallic balloons and how to avoid contact with power lines and what to do if they do contact power lines. Also, tips on safe kite flying is included. Being aware of your surroundings is key to help prevent electrical shock from overhead power lines. Keep your distance! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this summer when outdoors! 

Special Thanks to Arklatexhomepage.com, to SWEPCO, and to Lauren Vizza for the article, SWEPCO talks summer safety tips. 

Electrical Safety: Hunting Habits

Electrical Safety: Hunting Habits

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on hunting and how to protect yourself from electrical hazards in the process. Tips include power line safety, specific instructions on how to use a tree stand and protect yourself at the same time, and what not to do to prevent an electrical emergency or damage to power lines. Awareness from the very start of your hunting trip can make all the difference in keeping yourself out of harm’s way in a hunting setting. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart on your next hunting trip! 

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Give Safety a Shot When Preparing for Hunting. 

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. 

Electrical Safety: Kids’ and Parents’ Protection

Electrical Safety: Kids’ and Parents’ Protection

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on parents and children and how they can help each other stay safe and free of electrical accidents, injuries or worse. Tips include outdoor safety such as power line safety, electronics safety and other tips, and also indoor tips such as outlet safety, cord safety and other tips. This list is sure to be a help, especially with summertime and kids being home from school, so we can all look out for each other to help keep electricity where it belongs. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, parents and kids! 

Special Thanks to Electrical Safety Authority for the article, Dos and Don’ts to Keep Kids Safe Around Electricity. 

Electrical Safety: Hazards by the Water

Electrical Safety: Hazards by the Water

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips and a news story of an electric shock drowning fatality and what you can do to prevent it from happening to you. Tips include marina dangers that can lurk in the water, what to do if someone is being shocked in the water, and what you should do as a boat/boat dock/lift owner to be sure any electrical system components are working properly to help avoid electrical energy from entering the water. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you swim and go boating this summer! 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC offers condolences to the family affected by child fatality. 

Special Thanks to app.com, to Asbury Park Press, to Katie Park, Amanda Ogelsby, and Lisa R Kruse, to Mayor Thomas Kelaher and to ESFI for the article, Boat Lift involved in fatal electrocution of girl was corroded, Mayor Said. 

Electrical Safety: The Dangers of Marinas

Electrical Safety: The Dangers of Marinas

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on marinas, that lovely place where boats and their electrical systems are kept and why and how you should protect yourself from electric shock drowning. Tips include an explanation of what ESD is and how it can affect you and what you should do to avoid it. Caution is greatly emphasized when playing in marinas and how you should choose your activity concerning the water. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this summer when you spend time boating and near marinas! 

Special Thanks to NewYork.legalexaminer.com, to Eric T. Chaffin, Attorney, to NFPA and to ESFI for the article, Over 1,000 People Hurt in Marinas Every Year. Stay Safe! 

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