Electrical Safety: For You and Your Home Products During a Storm

Electrical Safety: For You and Your Home Products During a Storm

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on thunderstorms and how you can protect yourself and your electrical components in your home from damage. Tips include how to prepare for a storm and how to protect yourself from downed power lines after the storm passes. Prevention of shock can be possible if you choose to handle your electronics with care. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart before, during and after thunderstorms!

Special Thanks to TimesEnterprise.com, to Sarah Baggett, Marketing Director of CNS and to CNS for the article, Keep safety in mind during a thunderstorm. 

Electrical Safety: Projects and Power Cautions

Electrical Safety: Projects and Power Cautions

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on outdoor projects and how to protect yourself from electrical contact. Tips include proper ladder usage, proper use of appliances and power tools, and power line safety to help avoid electric shock, which can be fatal. Also, safety with digging and how to avoid underground power lines. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this summer in the outdoors! 

Special Thanks to LawndaleNews.com and to ComEd for the article,  ComEd Provides Electrical Safety Tips During National Safety Month. 

Electrical Safety: Shock Hazards Explained

Electrical Safety: Shock Hazards Explained

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on prevention of electric shock drowning now that temperatures are on the rise and summer is appearing. NFPA shares information to help you stay safe when you swim, letting you know what’s safe and what isn’t. It pays to pay attention because once a shock occurs, there’s no going back. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this summer and choose safe places to swim!

Special Thanks to NFPA for the video: Electric Shock Drowning-WHAT IS IT?

Electrical Safety: Just in Time for Swimming!

Electrical Safety: Just in Time for Swimming!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on swimming in lakes and pools and how to prevent shock just in time for the holiday weekend. Tips include a description of electric shock drowning including what it is, how it happens and how to avoid electrical current in the water. Also included are tips on preventing electric shock with your boat for those swimming nearby or with the pool in your backyard. GFCIs and the importance of inspections are highlighted as ways to prevent electric shock drowning. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when you go swimming and boating this weekend!

Special Thanks to MDJOnline.com, to MDJ Staff and to NFPA for the article, NFPA offers tips to avoid electric shock hazards in pools and at marinas during summer months.

Electrical Safety: Power Lines and Severe Weather

Electrical Safety: Power Lines and Severe Weather

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on severe weather and the electrical hazards associated with downed power lines and what you can do to avoid electric shock. Tips include what to do when power lines are down in your neighborhood after severe weather. Always proceed with caution so you don’t end up walking in and not being able to walk out. Power lines are powerfully dangerous and must be treated as such. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when severe weather hits where you live! 

Special Thanks to Kearneyhub.com, to Hub Opinion, to Nebraska Public Power District and to Art Wiese, Director of Delivery of NPPD for the article, Beware Weather, Electrical Dangers. 

Electrical Safety: When It’s Storming’ Out

Electrical Safety: When It’s Storming’ Out

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on storms and how to stay safe before, during and after a storm, whether it be typical or severe in nature. Tips include safety with power lines to avoid electrical shock, safety with generators when the power goes out, and safety with appliances in order to avoid shock and handle them post storm. Always proceed with caution when it comes to dealing with anything electrical in association with stormy weather so you can be prepared and prevent accident, injury or even fatality. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner when it’s stormin’ outside! 

Special Thanks to RedBluffDailyNews.com, to PG&E and to Pat Hogan, Senior Vice President of Electric Operations for the article, Utility Offers Tips for Storm Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Extension Cord Extra

Electrical Safety: Extension Cord Extra

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on extension cords and the electrical hazards that may be present with usage and how you can avoid accidents or injury. Tips include proper purchase, maintenance and usage of extension cords, what not to do with extension cords and how to prevent overload. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when using extension cords! 

Special Thanks to RentalPulse.com, to Rental Pulse, to ESFI and to ARA Insurance for the article, Safety Tip: Using Extension Cords Safely. 

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Holiday Decorating

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Holiday Decorating

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on Holiday Decorating Outdoors and what you can do to prevent injury or fire. Tips include proper purchase, usage and maintenance of holiday lights and extension cords as well as ways to help prevent overheating and misuse of electrical items, Also mentioned are the pros of GFCI and why you should have them installed for your outdoor electrical safety. Take care as you decorate and enjoy the holiday season without risk. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC wishes you a electrically safe, smart and joyous holiday season!

Special Thanks to TheTomahawk.com, to The Tomahawk, to Rick Thomason, UT-Johnson County Extension Director, to Michael Buschermohle, Engineer and University of Tennessee Extension Specialist for the article, Safety Tips for Outdoor Lighting during the Holidays. 

Electrical Safety: Happy Holiday Decorating

Electrical Safety: Happy Holiday Decorating

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on holiday decorating indoors and outdoors and what you can do to protect yourself from accidents, injuries or even fatality during this holiday season. Tips include power line safety, proper purchase, maintenance and installation of holiday lights, proper use of ladders, outlets and extension cords to help prevent electrical shock or fire. Also mentioned is the extra protection of GFCIs for prevention of electric shock. Please be careful and aware of your surroundings, especially outdoors, when you decorate your home, so your holiday can be truly happy. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this holiday season!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org and to Shawn Miller for the article, Use Precautions When Decorating Home for the Holidays. 

Electrical Safety: Hunting Habits

Electrical Safety: Hunting Habits

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on hunting and how to protect yourself from electrical hazards in the process. Tips include power line safety, specific instructions on how to use a tree stand and protect yourself at the same time, and what not to do to prevent an electrical emergency or damage to power lines. Awareness from the very start of your hunting trip can make all the difference in keeping yourself out of harm’s way in a hunting setting. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart on your next hunting trip! 

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Give Safety a Shot When Preparing for Hunting.