Electrical Safety: When the Waters Recede

Electrical Safety: When the Waters Recede

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the recovery process after flooding from a major weather event and what you can do to protect yourself from electric shock. Tips include a list of major electrical components that may be damaged and need assessment and repair/replacement. Other information is provided concerning electrical codes for those in positions of expertise is the repair of such devices. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during the recovery process post flood from extreme weather! 

Special Thanks to Community.NFPA.org, to Lisa Marie Sinatra, and to National Electrical Manufacterers Association for the article, NEMA Provides Safety Guidelines for Safe Handling of Damaged Electrical Equipment in Floods Caused by Hurricane Harvey. 

Electrical Safety: In the FLOOD ZONE

Electrical Safety: In the FLOOD ZONE

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on flooding and the hazards associated with damage to your home and how you can protect yourself from electric shock. Tips include how to properly deal with electrical appliances, both in flooding and in usage, electrical system of your home and other hazardous situations associated with flooding. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when faced with flooding in your home due to severe weather!

We here at Bill’s Quality Electric, would like to offer our condolence to those who have suffered great loss with Hurricane Harvey and wish you great safety during this time of danger. 

Special Thanks to KHOU.com, to the American Red Cross and to Ready.GOV for the article, Flood Safety Tips. 

Electrical Safety: Post Storm Cautions

Electrical Safety: Post Storm Cautions

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on storms and their aftermath and how to handle the recovery process in your home and protect yourself from electrical shock. Tips include how to handle appliances post storm, what to do if your basement is flooded, plus other essential tips to help you in getting your home back in order properly, safely and efficiently. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when the storm is over!

Special Thanks to theweathernetwork.com and to Public Safety Canada for the article, After the Outage: 7 Tips for When the Power Comes Back On. 

Electrical Safety: Lightning Cautions

Electrical Safety: Lightning Cautions

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on storms and lightning dangers and how you can protect yourself from electric shock. Tips include how to protect yourself around electrical devices, phones and other sources of power when lightning is in the vicinity and when it is safe to go outdoors again. Also mentioned is what you should do if someone is hit by lightning. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when storms are in your neighborhood!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Stay Safe From Lightning-When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors! 

Electrical Safety: Your Car and a Storm

Electrical Safety: Your Car and a Storm

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on electrical storms and your car and what makes it a safe place to be. Tips include what NOT to do while in your car during a storm to avoid electrocution and how your car may be affected by the damaging electricity that lightning can cause. Stay  Electrically Safe and Smart during electrical storms, especially when in your car! 

Special Thanks to AutoCreditExpress.com, to Auto Credit Express, to Megan Foukes, to The Weather Channel and to National Lightning Safety Institute for the article, Your Car and Lightning: What Makes It Safe? 

Electrical Safety: Storms and Their Aftermath

Electrical Safety: Storms and Their Aftermath

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the hazards associated with stormy weather and its aftermath and how you can protect yourself is weather-based scenarios. Tips include safety with downed power lines, car accidents with power lines, portable heater usage, flooding in your home, and generator usage. Always proceed with caution and takes steps to ensure your safety in the aftermath of any storm that causes damage or presents electrical hazards in your home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during and after stormy weather!

Special Thanks to esasafe.com and Electrical Safety Authority for the article, How to Stay Safe During Stormy Weather. 

 

Electrical Safety: Storms and Lightning Dangers

Electrical Safety: Storms and Lightning Dangers

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on lightning associated with stormy weather and what you can do to protect yourself from electrical shock either from lightning or post storm issues. Tips include where to go if you get caught outside in a storm and what not to do with power lines, fences and flooding after the storm blows over. Take precautionary measures with unexpected weather conditions and be careful in the aftermath. Don’t take chances! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in stormy weather! 

Special Thanks to NorthEscambia.com, to Gulf Power, to the National Weather Service and to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the article, Power Company Offers Summertime Storm Safety Tips. 

Electrical Safety: Stormy Nights on the Farm

Electrical Safety: Stormy Nights on the Farm

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety story with a special focus on storms and how one farming woman handles the challenges of lightning with her farming as well as her electrical devices and appliances in the home. Diligence and awareness are key to protecting what belongs to you, especially if it directly affects your livelihood. Take proper precautions when storms enter your neighborhood and be ready to protect yourself and what you own. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart both on the farm, in the farmhouse or wherever you are! 

Special Thanks to LancasterFarming.com and to Joyce Bupp for the article, Storms. 

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: When Lightening Is on the Radar!

Electrical Safety: When Lightening Is on the Radar!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on lightning and what you can do to avoid getting struck and shocked and…well we’ll leave it at that. Tips include lightning strike statistics, what types of lightning strike and what not to do during a storm with lightning to prevent electric shock in your home. Proceed with caution to keep yourself out of harm’s way when an electrical storm enters your neighborhood. Don’t take chances. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when lightning in on the radar!

Special Thanks to The-Journal.com, to Forrest Stone, Herald Staff Writer and to Governor John Hickenlooper for the article, Residents are encouraged to practice lightning safety.