October 24, 2011, Arlington, VA- The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is encouraging families and communities to treat safety as a priority this Halloween to ensure that celebrations do not become frightening for the wrong reasons.
“The fire and electrical hazards associated with Halloween can be easily avoided by taking a few basic safety precautions as you are shopping for costumes and accessories or decorating your home this year,” says Brett Brenner, President of the Electrical Safety Foundation International. “ESFI encourages families to exercise caution this Halloween to avoid the dangers that could threaten the safety of your family and your home.”
ESFI recommends following these important safety tips to help keep your family and your home safe from electrical fire and shock hazards this Halloween:
The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety in the home, school and workplace. ESFI sponsors National Electrical Safety Month each May, and engages in public education campaigns throughout the year to prevent electrical fatalities, injuries, and property damage. To learn more about ESFI, visit www.electrical-safety.org.
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