Electrical Safety: Portable Heaters and Older Adults


Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips concerning the use of portable heaters, especially for older adults who are at greater risk for using them improperly. Included are fire and fatality statistics that show the frequency of which these heaters are used in an unsafe manner. Tips include proper use of portable heaters such as where to place them, when to turn them off and maintaining them for safe use. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner, especially if you are an older adult who uses space heaters!

Special Thanks to AgeActionAlliance.com and to Phil Buckle, Director of Electrical Safety First, for the article, Older People at Risk From Incorrect Use of Portable Heaters.