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If ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) are not working properly, they are not protecting you from shock or electrocution. Follow these easy steps to test your GFCIs every month.
 
Tamper resistant receptacles (TRRs) provide a simple, permanent solution for preventing common childhood shock and electrical burn injuries. Find out more with this illustrated tip sheet.
 
Each year, ESFI joins with the National Fire Protection Association to promote fire safety during Fire Prevention Week. For 2012, ESFI's campaign features tips and tools to help prevent electrical fires.
 

Electrical Safety for All Ages

Family members of all ages can help identify and prevent home electrical hazards.

Your Home Electrical System

A basic understanding of your electrical system can help you prevent electrical hazards.

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Fire Prevention

Knowledge and awareness are the keys to protecting your family from electrical fires.
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ESFI is providing important tips on how the public can prevent home electrical fires before they start. Central to this year’s effort is raising awareness about the importance of equipping homes with arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs).
 
As part of its annual effort to increase public awareness and encourage a proactive approach to fire safety, ESFI is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to promote Fire Prevention Week 2012, taking place October 7-13, 2012.
 
ESFI is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association to encourage a proactive approach to fire safety during Fire Prevention Week 2012. ESFI's Fire Prevention Week resources feature steps that can be taken to prevent electrical fires.
 
Help keep your home safe with basement safety tips from ESFI.