Each season of the year brings with it changes in the weather and in our lifestyles. Warmer weather during the spring and summer months coaxes many people outside to participate in activities like swimming, boating and gardening. The cooler temperatures of fall and winter, on the other hand, encourage many people to cozy up indoors.
The type of electrical hazards you may be likely to encounter changes with the seasons. ESFI reminds you to stay focused on safety throughout the year by reviewing the electrical safety tips and information provided for each specific season.
For many, swimming and boating are synonymous with summer fun. However, there are many electrical hazards that come along with these leisurely summer activities. Just like your home, it is critical... Read More
Before use, learn about the potential dangers associated with portable generators, such as their production of carbon monoxide (CO). CO is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless poisonous gas that is... Read More
Flooding can occur anywhere, but what and electricity don’t mix. Because electrical hazards may linger after flood waters recede, it’s important to take precautions before, during, and after flooding... Read More
The Atlantic hurricane season is June to November, with the peak season from mid-August to late October. On average there are 6 hurricanes, three which are categorized as “major,” each year. History... Read More