Electrical Safety Foundation International

Your premier non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety at home and in the workplace.

Featured Programs & Initiatives

Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, which killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures, and burned more than 2,000 acres on October 8th and 9th, 1871.

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Surge Protective Devices

Surge Protection Devices – They’re More than an Accessory, They’re a Necessity. A power surge is a sudden and unwanted increase in voltage that can damage, degrade, or destroy electronic equipment.

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Workplace Safety

Electricity and electrical products play fundamental roles in how we do business each day. However, if not used or maintained appropriately, they can pose serious risks. Over the last ten years, more than 20,000 workers have been injured in workplace electrical accidents.


ESFI's Kids' Corner

Comprehensive new program includes tips, lessons and activities that help students in grades 3-5 learn about basic fire and electricity concepts as they relate to common seasonal activities.

About ESFI

Whether you’re a consumer looking for ways to ensure safety in your home, a teacher in search of educational tools, an industry professional working to create a safe working environment, or a public service professional looking to raise safety awareness, ESFI’s website offers the resources you need.