Electrical Safety: Marinas, Boats and a Swimming Warning

Electrical Safety: Marinas, Boats and a Swimming Warning

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety and shock prevention cautionary word with a special focus on boats, marinas and swimming in those same waters and why it is dangerous to do so. Explained are the very real dangers of electrical current leaking into the water and what you can do to protect yourself from the possibility of electrical shock drowning. Various scenarios are offered that you might not have considered that could lead to death if the warning goes unheeded. Do what you can to keep yourself and others safe this summer, especially around boats and marina areas. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as boat owner and swimmer! 

Special Thanks to TCPalm.com, to Electrical Connections and to Mike Petengill, owner of Electrical Connections for the article, Electrical Connections warns residents of Electrical Shock Drownings. 

Electrical Safety: When A School Bus Is Endangered

Electrical Safety: When A School Bus Is Endangered

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on School Bus Safety and what you can do to keep yourself and the children safe if you have contact with a power line. Encountering a power line while carrying kids on a school bus can create a panicked situation, but if you stay calm and follow the instructions provided in this video, you will lessen the chance of electrical shock to you or to the passengers on your bus. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart whenever encountering a power line danger! 

Special Thanks to Safe Electricity for the video, 2017 TLC “Safe on the Bus.” 

Electrical Safety: Both Indoors and Outdoors

Electrical Safety: Both Indoors and Outdoors

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire prevention and shock prevention tips with a special focus on indoor and outdoor scenarios that could spark an electrical hazard and how you can protect yourself. Tips include power line safety, different types of plugs for indoor versus outdoor usage, protecting yourself with tree trimming, kids safety when playing outdoors, how to avoid electric shock hazards, proper space heater usage, storm safety with power lines and flooding safety both indoors and outdoors. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in any scenario that can present an electrical hazard for you!

Special Thanks to Newlook.dteenergy.com and to DTE Energy for the article, Electrical Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Severe Weather Hazards

Electrical Safety: Severe Weather Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on severe weather and the hazards that can present themselves that you need to protect yourself from. Tips include how to handle your appliances with a power outage, dealing with your electrical system when there’s flooding, GFCI protection, power line safety after the storm, whether on foot or in a vehicle, and safe generator usage. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during and after severe weather, both indoors and outdoors!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Be Prepared for Severe Storms. 

Electrical Safety: Winter Weather Advisory

Electrical Safety: Winter Weather Advisory

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on winter weather and the hazards associated with such an occurrence. Tips include power line safety whether you’re on foot or in a vehicle and how to handle such an emergency. Tips also include how to protect your electronics if the power goes out so as to prevent damage. Also included are tips for preparing before the storm so you’re ready and safe. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during winter weather and its aftermath!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for this article, Weathering a Winter Storm. 

Electrical Safety: Storms and Power Outages

Electrical Safety: Storms and Power Outages

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on stormy weather and when the power goes out. Tips include power line safety and what distance is safe from both the power lines and anything in the vicinity. Also mentioned are precautions concerning power issues when water is present due to flooding and what the proper recovery process is, especially concerning damaged electrical components, such as appliances and electronics. Also mentioned are tips for proper usage of generators when the power goes out. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when you encounter stormy weather and its aftermath!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Know How to Stay Safe During a Power Outage. 

Electrical Safety: Flooding Hazards to Avoid

Electrical Safety: Flooding Hazards to Avoid

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on stormy weather and flooding that can occur as a result and how you can stay safe in such conditions. Tips include keeping your distance from power lines, how to avoid electrical shock if you’re in a boat on flooded waterways, and what NOT to do in flooded areas where electricity may be present. Water and electricity do NOT MIX, thus we must proceed with great caution when dealing with flooding contexts due to stormy weather. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during stormy weather and in its aftermath!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Flooded Waterways Too Dangerous for Boating. 

Electrical Safety: Stormy Weather and Power Outages

Electrical Safety: Stormy Weather and Power Outages

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on stormy weather and when a power outage occurs. Tips include what to do with your appliances if the power goes out, what distance to keep from downed power lines, how to prevent electrical shock in your basement, and what to do if your home’s electrical system has been damaged. Stormy weather can cause all kinds of problems so be prepared and proceed with caution in the aftermath. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during storms and power outages!

Special Thanks to ESASafe.com and to Electrical Safety Authority for the article and infographic, Power Outages and Electrical Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Kids’ Tips Around Power Lines

Electrical Safety: Kids’ Tips Around Power Lines

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on power lines and the damage that can happen during a storm and how you and your kids can stay safe! Tips include a delightful narrative from a 3rd grade boy who shares his storm story and the safety issues his dad discusses with him both during the storm and at school and why you need to stay away from downed power lines at all times. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, Moms, Dads and kids, especially during stormy weather!

Special Thanks to DTE Energy for the video, DTE Kids Downed Power Lines.

Electrical Safety: Tips with Downed Power Lines

Electrical Safety: Tips with Downed Power Lines

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the dangers of downed power lines and how you can stay safe in any power line situation you may run into. Tips include the hazards associated with downed power lines, especially objects in the perimeter of the immediate area and how far away you should be from the area. Also mentioned are steps to take if you are in a car accident involving a utility pole damaging the wires. There are specific areas that may be energized as the result of story weather as well, so be aware and cautious. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart wherever there are downed power lines and keep your distance!

Special Thanks to Consumers Energy for the video, Safety Tips: Downed Power Lines.