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. 

Electrical Safety: Fire-Halting Decorating Tips for Halloween

Electrical Safety: Fire-Halting Decorating Tips for Halloween

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on decorating your home for Halloween both indoors and outdoors and how to keep your home and the kiddos safe for trick-or-treating. Tips include how to avoid electrical hazards with proper purchase and maintenance of halloween electrical decorations, tips on electrical lightning and proper usage of extension cords. Also, safety with installing lighting around power lines. Just being aware of your surroundings and making wise decorating choices can go a long way toward keeping your home and children safe this Halloween. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you decorate! 

Special Thanks to OC-breeze.com, to Orange County Breeze, and to Edison International for the article, Halloween Decorating Tips from Edison International. 

Electrical Safety: Protection for Digging Dynamics

Electrical Safety: Protection for Digging Dynamics

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on work safety on the farm or anywhere you need to dig. This video shows the importance of calling ahead before you use that shovel to help protect yourself from contacting electrical and other utility lines. Always be aware of what action you can take to stay safe and to protect what is underground. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart before and after you dig!

Special Thanks to Peterson Farm Brothers and to Pipelineagsafety.org and Pipeline Operators for Ag Safety for the video, Call Before Ya Dig. 

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?