Electrical Safety: Proper Procedures for Homeowners with Flooding

Electrical Safety: Proper Procedures for Homeowners with Flooding

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on homeowners dealing with the aftermath of hurricanes and flooding and how they can best protect themselves with their electrical systems in their home. Tips include proper generator usage and how to handle electrical appliances to avoid electrical shock. Also included are tips for recovering electrical components in your home’s electrical system after flooding and taking serious precaution when returning home after evacuation concerning the possibility of electrical hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you recover from a hurricane and it’s aftermath in your home! 

Special Thanks to PRWeb.com and to Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) for the article, ESFI Promotes Electrical Safety Tips for Victims of Hurricane Irma and Harvey.

 

Electrical Safety: Avoid Shock After Stormy Weather

Electrical Safety: Avoid Shock After Stormy Weather`

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on recovering from severe weather and flooding and how you can protect yourself from electrical shock. Tips include proper generator usage and when you need a licensed electrician, proper appliance handling and safety around power lines with trees and ladder usage. Be aware of your surroundings, take extra precautions in the face of recovery to protect yourself from electrical hazards and possible fire. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner after the storm!

Special Thanks to News-journalonline.com for the article, Electrical Safety after Hurricane Irma. 

 

Electrical Safety: Caution with Damaged Home Contents

Electrical Safety: Caution with Damaged Home Contents

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on recovering from the aftermath of a storm that causes flooding and what you can do to protect yourself from electrical shock with your home’s electrical system. Tips include power line safety, proper procedure for having the electric turned back on in your home or business, and dealing with damaged appliances to avoid electric shock. Proceed with caution and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner dealing with flooding! 

Special Thanks to FBHerald.com, to Fort Bend Herald, to CenterPoint Energy and to Alan Spears, Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management for the article, Electric Company offers safety tips for storm aftermath. 

Electrical Safety: Flood Damage Assessment

Electrical Safety: Flood Damage Assessment

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on dealing with the aftermath of flooding from severe weather and taking account of electrical damage to your home or business while staying safe in the recovery process. Tips include dealing properly with electrical systems and components post flood, handling damage to the panel box, dealing with electrical equipment that has gotten wet, and tips for re-using damaged electrical equipment. Proceed with caution and with experts in the field so as to avoid electrical shock in the process. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner post storm! 

Special Thanks to Markets.businessinsider.com, to PR Newswire, to Schneider Electric and to Chad Kennedy, Industry Standards Manager, Power Equipment for Schneider Electric, for the article, Schneider Electric Recommends Precautions for Electrical Safety When Re-entering Flooded Areas. 

 

 

Electrical Safety: Fire Hazard Highlights

Fire Hazard with Loose Connection in Outlet

Electrical Safety: Fire Hazard Highlights

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips and information with a special focus on electrical hazards that may be present in the home and what you can do to reduce the chance of electrical fires. Tips include proper placement and usage of extension cords and power strips, proper use of outlets, to prevent overload. Also mentioned are specific electrical hazards to look out for that could directly lead to electrical fires. Also mentioned are what NOT to do with “smart” devices to avoid overheating and fires. Electrical fire statistics conclude the information shared. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your electrical usage and keep an eye out for electrical hazards that can lead to fire! 

Special Thanks to Cambridgema.gov and to State Fire Marshal, Peter J. Ostroskey for the article, May Is Electrical Safety Month. 

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: 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: Fire Hazards in Older Home Wiring

Electrical Safety: Fire Hazards in Older Home Wiring

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on older wiring in homes and the potential there is for arcing and sparking of fires. Tips include having your home’s electrical system inspected by a licensed electrician and having the wiring replaced if needed. Also discussed are the hazards associated with damaged wiring in walls, under furniture, etc, that can lead to fires. The benefits of Arc Fault Circuit Interruptors are explained concerning protecting your home from these electrical hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner especially if your home has older wiring! 

Our condolences to the family effected by the house fire whose family member passed away featured in this video. 

Special Thanks to National Fire Protection Association and State Farm Insurance as well as the other authorities who share these tips on this video, Hidden Electrical Hazards, P 1. 

Electrical Safety: Farm Cautions

Electrical Safety: Farm Cautions

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on farms and the electrical hazards that may be present and how to avoid those hazards. Tips include Rules to follow on the job to prevent electrical shock, injury or even death, circuit breaker pointers, electrical hazards to look out for both with equipment and underground, and safety steps with a farm equipment vehicle in case of electrical contact. Awareness of what can be a danger on the job with farm equipment can make the difference between an electrical hazard’s harm and staying safe. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when working on the farm! 

Special Thanks to CapitalPress.com, to Carol Ryan Dumas, and to Power Quality Engineer for Idaho Power, Paul Ortmann for the article, Electrical Safety on the Farm Demands Thinking Ahead. 

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.