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: Farming Focus

Electrical Safety: Farming Focus

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on farming and the electrical hazards you should avoid. Tips include power line safety with machines, power cord safety with proper purchase and usage, safety with using electrical items around water, and ladder safety around power lines. Awareness is key toward staying safe while working the on farm. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart on the job out in the farming field. 

Special Thanks to FarmandDairy.com and to Farm and Dairy Staff for the article, Stay Safe Working with Electricity on the Farm.  

Electrical Safety: Spring Time Savvy

Electrical Safety: Spring Time Savvy

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on being spring-time savvy both indoors and outdoors to help prevent electrical accidents and injury. Tips include electrical safety around power lines, when dealing with trees, digging in your yard, proper appliance and power cord safety, outdoor lighting and the importance of smoke alarms. Make this spring the perfect time to get your electrical safety savvy on, enjoy the outdoors knowing you have taken the right steps to prevent unnecessary hazards in and around your home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart! 

Special Thanks to FatCatWebProductions.com, to The Paper, to Entergy Texas, Inc and to Stuart Barrett, Vice President of Energy Texas Customer Service, for the article, Spring Forward Safely. Longer Days, More Time Outdoors Calls for Safety Awareness. 

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: Focus on Children and Farm Functions

Electrical Safety: Focus on Children and Farm Functions

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the farm and how to keep children and workers protected on the job. Tips include what not to do with kids when doing farming tasks, maintenance and proper usage of power tools, equipment and plugs so as to protect from electrical shock and other hazards. Awareness and cautionary action are key toward prevention of accidents, injuries and even fatalities on the farm. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart on your farm during harvest time! 

Special Thanks to Farmanddairy.com and to FSA Andy for the article, Harvest Season Safety Tips.