Electrical Safety: Fires and How to Prevent Them

Electrical Safety: Fires and How to Prevent Them

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on in-home fires and what issues can directly impact the possibility of fires in the home. Tips include fire statistics in the home, how the issue of electrical overload can contribute to in-home fires and the importance of electrical maintenance of your electrical equipment and systems and how to know when they need repair. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart to help prevent fires in your home!

Special Thanks to Markets.businessinsider.com, to PR Newswire, and to Georgia Power for the article, Georgia Power offers electrical safety tips during National Fire Prevention Week. 

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. 

Electrical Safety: Hazards to Avoid after the Storm

Electrical Safety: Hazards to Avoid after the Storm

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on avoiding contact with dangerous and hazardous scenarios after stormy weather that knocks out power and causes damage to your home’s contents and what you can do to stay safe. Tips include proper generator usage to avoid hazardous fumes, how to properly handle appliances with a generator, safety with power lines and how to deal with the electrical items in your home after the storm. Be careful, cautious and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart after the storm! 

Special Thanks to PalmBeachPost.com, to Palm Beach Post and to Eliot Kleinberg, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer for the article, Hurricane Irma: What Not To Do While Your Electrical Power Is Out. 

 

Electrical Safety: Awareness and Action is Key

Electrical Safety: Awareness and Action is Key

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on electrical hazards that can be avoided in your home or business. Tips include proper use of outlets and appliances as well as the proper usage, placement and maintenance of electrical extension cords to help prevent fires. Also mentioned are the protection of GFCIs as well as proper purchase of electrical goods and repairs when needed. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and business owner to help avoid electrical hazards and fires!

Special Thanks to AcadiaInsurance.com, to Acadia Insurance and to Jim Mulligan for the article, 9 Electrical Safety Tips to Help Protect Homes and Businesses. 

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: 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: When the Waters Recede

Electrical Safety: When the Waters Recede

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the recovery process after flooding from a major weather event and what you can do to protect yourself from electric shock. Tips include a list of major electrical components that may be damaged and need assessment and repair/replacement. Other information is provided concerning electrical codes for those in positions of expertise is the repair of such devices. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during the recovery process post flood from extreme weather! 

Special Thanks to Community.NFPA.org, to Lisa Marie Sinatra, and to National Electrical Manufacterers Association for the article, NEMA Provides Safety Guidelines for Safe Handling of Damaged Electrical Equipment in Floods Caused by Hurricane Harvey. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention to Avoid Animal Deaths

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention to Avoid Animal Deaths

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on barn safety and keeping animals out of harm’s way that can result from fires. Tips include various reasons that can cause barn fires, including electrical issues, and steps that can be taken to ensure proper usage of equipment as well as regular maintenance of that equipment and electrical devices. Extra precaution implemented can help avoid electrical fires and thus, keeping barn animals safe from fatality. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as farmers to help prevent fires! 

The views expressed in this article are not necessarily a reflection of the views at Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC. Our purpose for sharing this article is for electrical safety purposes. 

Special Thanks to HuffingtonPost.ca, to Riana Topan, Campaign Manager with Humane Society International/Canada, and to Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, for the article, Farm Animals Will Keep Dying if Barn Fire Safety Isn’t Taken Seriously. 

Electrical Safety: Hazards and Shock Levels

Electrical Safety: Hazards and Shock Levels

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on levels of electric shock that can occur and what you can do to protect yourself. Tips include how electrical shock can occur, the damage it can do, the different levels of electrical shock that can be experienced, when medical care is strongly recommended as well as possible electrical hazards that may be present in your home or work space that should be remedied as soon as possible to prevent electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart wherever you are and protect yourself from electric shock! 

Special Thanks to cos-mag.com, to Occupational Safety and to Guy Chenard for the article, Hazards of low level electrical safety. 

Electrical Safety: Education and Demonstration

Electrical Safety: Education and Demonstration

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on power lines and their hazards and how you can protect yourself from electrical shock.  Tips include what to do when you want to dig in your yard, how to handle a vehicular accident that involves power lines and what can cause a power outage with downed power lines and fuses. It’s importance for us to be aware of electrical hazards that can occur without our knowledge and how best to protect ourselves from electrical current that may not be obvious. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your neighborhood around power lines! 

Special Thanks to Santee Cooper TV and to Santee Cooper’s Power Line Hazards Awareness Demonstration for the video, PHAD: Powerline Hazards Awareness Demonstration Unit-Electrical.