Skip Nav Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrically charged story and electrical safety tips with a focus on downed power lines due to electrical storms and high winds. In addition to the detailed account of a lightning strike during a storm, also shared are ways you can prevent shock and electrocution once power lines are down as well as ways you can prevent shock around your home when working around your yard, using ladders and other situations. Also emphasized are having proper outlets in the home to help prevent shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner both indoors and outdoors and when storms are present! Special Thanks to Columbian.com and to Michael Getman, Safety Manager at Clark Public Utilities for the article, Energy Adviser: Use Caution Around Downed Power Lines.