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: Student Savvy at Home and on Campus
Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tipswith a special focus on students going back to school and how they can protect themselves from electric shock both on campus and at home. Tips include safety with electrical outlets, the protection of GFCIs, proper usage of power strips, cell phones, and extension cords as well as outdoor safety around swimming pools and power lines and where NOT to play to prevent electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, kids, and listen to your parent’s warnings about electrical hazards!
Special Thanks to WHIO.com and to Dayton Power and Light Company for the article, Talk Safety to Your Kids as They Head Back to School.
Electrical Safety: The Benefits of Proper Use and Inspections of Pools
Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on swimming pools, both public and private, and what you can do to reduce, if not eliminate the risk of electric shock drowning. Tips include the benefits of GFCIs, what not to have around the pool, and why inspections are important and what should be done when one takes place. Summertime should be a fun time; taking action to be sure your pool is safe for swimming can help reduce the possibility of an electrical fatality from electrical hazards in your pool. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when swimming!
Special Thanks to PE.com, to Alex Groves, to Consumer Product Safety Commission, to John Norwood, executive director of the California Pool and Spa Association, to Paul Netter, spokesman of Southern California Edison, and to Dottie Merki, program chief at Riverside County Department of Environmental Health, for the article, How to Avoid Electrical Shock at Pools This Summer.
Electrical Safety: Pools, Boats, Swimmers, and Summer
Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on all things summer: hot tubs, pools, marinas, boating and swimming, with your electrical safety in mind. Tips include an explanation of electric shock drowning and what can initiate such an electrical hazard and how you can protect yourself from such a problem, especially with new installation of electrical equipment and maintenance of that equipment. Hazards that could be present are mentioned so you know what to look out for. When it comes to summer time activities, being aware of your surroundings and being sure all is the way it should be with your electrical systems can reduce or eliminate the possibility of electric shock risk. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this summer!
Special Thanks to Fox21News.com, to Alexa Mae Asperin, to NFPA, to ESFI, and to Lorraine Carli, NFPA’s vice president of Outreach and Advocacy for the article, Tips for swimmers, pool and boat owners on avoiding potential electrical hazards.
Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on swimming pools and the possible electrical hazards to be aware of and how to protect yourself. Tips include what can cause electrical current to enter the pool water, how that electrical current can initiate a fatality, what to avoid with electrical appliances near the pool, and dealing with faulty electrical wiring that may trigger danger to swimmers. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when you swim in pools this summer!
Special Thanks to belmarrahealth.com, to Mohan Garikiparithi, and to Donald Burke for the article, Summer Pool Dangers You Should Know Of.
Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on pool safety and prevention of electrical shock drowning (ESD). Discussed are the electrical hazards that can present themselves in connection with pool equipment and accessories that, if not properly installed, can leak electrical current. Shared are tips to help avoid electric shock for swimmers and what equipment should be used and installed that will provide the most safety when something doesn’t function properly. Also described are the symptoms of ESD so you know what to expect if it should happen to you or someone you’re swimming with. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart both as a swimmer and swimming pool owner!
Special Thanks to HNGNews.com, to NewsUSA, to ECCN and to Grayling Love for the article, Enhance Pool Safety: Help Protect Your Family From Electric Shock Drowning.
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.
Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a focus on water-based activities and how to protect yourself from electrical shock in the summertime. Included are tips on the protective power of Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors (GFCIs) and how they work and tips on reducing the risk of electric shock with appliances and outlets. Also included are power line safety tips as well as swimming and boat safety so you can be wise, aware and safe guarded against electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart whenever you are engaged in water-based activities!
Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, “Life Saving” Lessons to be Learned.
Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical and other hazards that can be present in your home, especially electrical hazards likely if your home is older. Hazards in your home are sometimes hidden and require an awareness of when things don’t sound or feel quite right, especially in regards to electrical equipment and based on your electrical usage and if your electrical system is able to handle the load. Tips include what to look for to help prevent electrical fires and electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner!
Special Thanks to ChicagoTribune.com and to Danielle Braff for the article, Obvious Threats Around the House.
Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety new story featuring pool wiring done by a lice nsed electrician and pulling a permit when required and the dangers of electrical shock that can take place when the electrical wiring is done in a shoddy manner. Pool Problems can be a serious hazard, even causing fatalities if the shock is severe enough. Be sure to have a licensed electrician take care of your pool’s electrical wiring. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner.
Special Thanks to Local10.com and to Roger Lohse for the article, Shoddy Electrical Work Lead to 3 Kids injuries at a pool in Hialeah.