Electrical Safety: Indoors and Outdoors

Electrical Safety: Indoors and Outdoors

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on reducing the risk of accidents and injuries and even deaths in connection with electrical contact and/or electrical equipment on the job or in the home. Tips include safety with TRRs (tamper resistant receptacles), GFCIs (ground fault circuit interruptors), Surge protectors, and other equipment that can protect you from electrical shock and fire. Also shared are important safety tips regarding swimming around boat docks and in swimming pools and what to do if someone is being shocked in the water to help prevent ESD (electric shock drowning). In addition, tips for bringing your home’s electrical system up to code are also provided. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart both indoors and outdoors! 

Special Thanks to Upmatters.com, to LARA’s Bureau of Construction Codes and Director Keith Lambert, and to ESFI for the article, May is National Electrical Safety Month. 

Electrical Safety: Keeping Kids Safe

Electrical Safety: Keeping Kids Safe

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on children’s safety in the home with outlets and the best way to protect them from electrical shock. The benefits of Tamper Resistant Receptacles is explained and why it’s a safety mechanism worth having installed versus plastic covers. Electrical accidents with children statistics is included as well as a full description of what TRRs actually do to protect your children. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as parents of young children and keep them safe from electrical shock.

Special Thanks to EmpoweringMichigan.com, to RoNeisha Mullen and to ESFI for the article, May is National Electrical Safety Month.

Electrical Safety: When Usage Increases

Electrical Safety: When Usage Increases

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on increased electrical usage and how you can protect yourself. Included are electrical fire statistics and how you can avoid these hazards. Tips include proper extension cord placement and usage, outlet safety and usage,  proper appliance placement, usage and maintenance, and the protection of smoke alarms and their maintenance. Being aware of your electrical usage and maintaining the electrical components you own can help reduce or eliminate fire hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your electrical usage!

Special Thanks to SCNews.com, to Stanwood Camano News, to SC News Staff, and to Camano Island Fire and Rescue, Washington State Fire Marshall, State Patrol and Charles Duffy for the article, Practice Electrical and Security Safety, Reduce Risk in Your Home. 

Electrical Safety: Proper Usage Can Help Protect

 

Fire Hazard with Loose Connection in Outlet

Fire Hazard with Loose Connection in Outlet

Electrical Safety: Proper Usage Can Help Protect

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on fire prevention in the home. Included are electrical fire statistics and tips to help prevent overload with can lead to electrical fires with outlets, extension cords, improper appliance use and other electrical activity. Also included are benefits of Arc Fault Circuit Interruptors (AFCIs), Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors (GFCIs) and Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRR) for protection and safety from electrical shock and fire. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your home to help prevent fires!

Special Thanks to NJ.com, to Patrick Villanova of The Jersey Journal, to PSEG and NFPA for the article, 10 Tips for preventing electrical fires. 

Electrical Safety: Proper Usage of Equipment

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Electrical Safety: Proper Usage of Equipment

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on electrical equipment in your home and how you can prevent fires by using everything appropriately. Included are electrical fire statistics as well as tips for proper appliance usage, the advantages of Tamper Resistant Receptacles for child safety, proper placement of electrical cords to avoid overheating which can lead to fire, and proper maintenance of all electrical good in your home. Paying careful attention of your use of electrical items and taking good care of them will help reduce the risk of fire. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to prevent fires!

Special Thanks to Lacrossetribune.com, to Cassie Colson, and to NFPA for the article, NFPA Highlights Tips for Electrical Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Triggers and How to Avoid Them

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Electrical Safety: Fire Triggers and How to Avoid Them

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on proper use of electrical equipment, especially when maintaining or upgrading your home. Included are electrical fire statistics and tips that share how to use and maintain electrical cords and outlets as well as some fire triggers that may be present in your home and when to call a licensed electrician for repair. Let’s take action to eliminate fire hazards from our homes by taking good care of what we own that uses electricity. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and avoid fire starters!

Special Thanks to PSEGLINY.org, to PSEB Long Island, and to National Fire Protection Association, for the article, PSEG Long Island Commemorates National Fire Protection Week 2016. 

Electrical Safety: Outlet Information for Your Protection

Electrical Safety: Outlet Information for Your Protection

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips and information with a special focus on the different kinds of outlets available and how they protect you in your home. Discussed are Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors (GFCIs), Arc Fault Circuit Interruptors (AFCIs) and Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRRs) and the imperative protection each of them provide. Whether you’re trying to protect children from shock in connection with playing with an outlet or preventing fires, installation of these outlets can bring the protection you need when installed by a qualified, licensed electrician. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and be sure your family and home is protected from fire and shock! 

Special Thanks to ESFI for the video, ESFI: Outlets, The Ins and Outs – Do You Need to Upgrade? 

Electrical Safety: The Receptacle Run Down

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Electrical Safety: The Receptacle Run Down

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on electrical shock and burn statistics with young children and how we can make our homes electrically safe to help prevent accidents and injuries. Tips include the issue with outlet covers and sliding outlets to help protect kids from electrical shock and the higher protection of Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRRs) and how they function to keep kids safe. Outsmart your smart young ones with TRRs and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as parents for your child’s protection!

Special Thanks to Doverpost.com, to ESFI and to NewsUSA for the article, Is Your Home as Childproofed as You Think?

Electrical Safety: Outlet Protection for Kids

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Electrical Safety: Outlet Protection for Kids

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on outlet protection for kids to help prevent electrical shock and electrical burns from outlets being tampered with. Tips include electrical statistics based on what action, if any, parents take with outlets and what knowledge they have about the options available. Tips also include the benefits of Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRRs), how they work and why they are your best option. Parents can take action to have their outlets as safe as possible in their homes to help protect their children from electrical shock and electrical burns. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a parents of young children!

Special Thanks to ESFI.org for the infographic and article, How Protected Are Children From Electric Shock? 

Electrical Safety: Tamper Resistant Receptacles Explained

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety video with a special focus on Tamper Resistant Receptacles, an electrical device that will protect your children from electrical shock. You will see how they work internally, how to properly insert a plug, and who should install them in your home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to help prevent electrical shock!

Special Thanks to Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) for the video, What are Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRR)?