Electrical Safety: Before You Swim

Electrical Safety: Before You Swim

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on swimming in the pool and how you can protect yourself from electric shock. This news story and tips is based on an electrical accident involving a father and son, one of which was fatally electrocuted from energized water. Tips include ways you can check for electrical hazards in the pool before entering and electrical issues that may be present with the pools electrical system and what is recommended to help reduce if not eliminate such hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your swimming pool usage!

Our condolences to the McGrady family for the loss of the loved one and our wish for a speedy recovery of the other family member. 

Special Thanks to waff.com, to First Alert 48 WAFF, to reporter, Lauren Scharf and to Jeff Monroe, Owner of American’s Swimming Pool Company for the video and article, Expert Recommends Precautions to Avoid Electrical Pool Accidents. 

Electrical Safety: Pool Pointers To Avoid ESD

Electrical Safety: Pool Pointers To Avoid ESD

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on pool safety and prevention of electrical shock drowning (ESD). Discussed are the electrical hazards that can present themselves in connection with pool equipment and accessories that, if not properly installed, can leak electrical current. Shared are tips to help avoid electric shock for swimmers and what equipment should be used and installed that will provide the most safety when something doesn’t function properly. Also described are the symptoms of ESD so you know what to expect if it should happen to you or someone you’re swimming with. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart both as a swimmer and swimming pool owner! 

Special Thanks to HNGNews.com, to NewsUSA, to ECCN and to Grayling Love for the article, Enhance Pool Safety: Help Protect Your Family From Electric Shock Drowning. 

Electrical Safety: When a Pool Turns Deadly

Electrical Safety: When a Pool Turns Deadly

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical fatality news story that focuses on pool safety and the electrical system that controls it and why, when electrical hazards are present, they need to be repaired. This story shows what can happen to someone in a pool when electrical wiring is not properly installed and when electrical components do not meet the requirements of the system. This story also shows the importance of having electrical inspections done on pools to be sure they are safe and free of electrical hazards that could cause electrocution, thus saving a life, a person from drowning. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart concerning pool maintenance and repair to help prevent electrocution deaths!

We offer our condolences to the family of Rachel Rossof. 

Special Thanks to NYDailyNews.com, to Elizabeth Elizalde, and to the family of Rachel Rossof, for this importance news story, Family of North Carolina Teen ‘paralyzed’ by electricity in pool before drowning sues two companies. 

Electrical Safety: Tips for Kids

Electrical Safety: Tips for Kids

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire  and shock prevention tips with a special focus on kids’ safety and what they can do to prevent accidents and injuries. Tips include proper outlet usage, protection from the power in outlets, power line safety both in storms and with car accidents, protection for electrical boxes and stations outdoors and more. Following these safety tips can go a long way toward keeping kids out of harms way both indoors and outdoors. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, Kids, wherever you are!

Special Thanks to OG&E for the video, Kids Safety.

Electrical Safety: Wet Cautions to Prevent Shock

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Electrical Safety: Wet Cautions to Prevent Shock

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on prevention of electrical shock in association with wet conditions both indoors and outdoors. Tips include  the protection of GFCIs, both indoors and outdoors, where not to use electrical appliances, proper outdoor extension cord usage, how to protect yourself in wet conditions, and child safety with all things electrical. Be aware of what you are using when you are in an area of the home or outside the home when electricity is involved to protect yourself from electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner no matter the conditions and no matter where you are!

Special Thanks to TheWire.Oncor.com for the article, Home Electric Safety: Electricity and Water Don’t Mix. 

Electrical Safety: Pool Pointers

Electrical Safety: Pool Pointers

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on pools and prevention of electrical shock. Tips include proper use of electrical equipment around swimming pools, maintenance of pool equipment such as GFCIs and pool timers, as well as the proper placement of electrical pool lights. Electricity and water are a lethal combination and you can take action to help prevent receiving electrical shock by following the proper procedures to eliminate water and electricity colliding. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when around pools and using electrical equipment! 

Special Thanks to Wiseaqua and to IPSSA for the video, IPSSA Commercial Poolside Electrical Safety. 

Electrical Safety: A Swim Plan for Pools

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Electrical Safety: A Swim Plan for Pools

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety informational word with a special focus on staying safe in swimming pools this summer and how to avoid electrical hazards in the water. Tips include what to look for when entering a public pool area that is electrical and how parents can stay aware of such hazards when they bring their children to swim. Tips also include what to do if you’re in the pool and feel electrical current in the pool and what NOT to do to avoid direct electrical shock that can be fatal. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when swimming at public pools!

Special Thanks to Video.FoxNews.com and to Dr. Marc Siegel for the informational video, 5 Minutes to Live: Swimming Pool Electrical Shocks. 

Electrical Safety: Proper Protocol Indoors and Outdoors

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Electrical Safety: Proper Protocol Indoors and Outdoors

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on keeping folks aware of ways they can stay safe while using electricity. Tips include proper electrical cord use and placement, caution with ladders, power line safety, what NOT to do around the pool, and fire prevention tips. Being aware of your surroundings and how you handle electrical components can help you take action to prevent electrical shock and electrical fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a person who uses electricity both indoors and outdoors!

Special Thanks to TheTrueCitizen.com, to Georgia Power Company, and to Cam Parker, Waynesboro Area Manager, for the article, Safety Tips for National Electrical Safety Month. 

Electrical Safety: Take Care with Your Usage

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Electrical Safety: Take Care with Your Usage

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips for both indoor and outdoor electrical usage to help prevent electrical shock and electrical fires. Tips include safety with electrical cords, both with appliances and extension usage, ladder safety, safety around power lines to help prevent contact, caution with water and electricity, and storage tips to help prevent fires. Staying aware of your environment and being aware of how you use your electrical equipment can go a long way toward preventing electrical shock and electrical fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart both indoors and outdoors!

Special Thanks to PRNewswire.com and to Georgia Power for the article, Safety Tips from Georgia Power for National Electrical Safety Month. 

Electrical Safety: Spring Activity Cautions

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Electrical Safety: Spring Activity Cautions

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips for spring time activities with a special focus on power line safety. Tips include keeping safe with electrical equipment outdoors, power line safety with trees (how to handle maintenance safely), power line safety with ladder use and other tools, including in wet areas, and a focus on kids’ safety when playing outdoors with kites and trees. Also included are what to do before you dig. Tips are focused on prevention of electrical shock due to coming into contact with power lines. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and parent this spring!

Special Thanks to Businesswire.com and to UniSource Energy Services (UES) for the article, UES Offers Outdoor Electrical Safety Tips for Spring.