Natural disasters leave thousands of consumers without power, and flooding associated with tropical storms and hurricanes often causes severe or permanent damage to electrical equipment. The Electrical Safety Foundation International is dedicated to educating the public on the importance of rebuilding and renovating safely after a storm to prevent injuries, deaths, and electrical fires. 

Download and share ESFI’s free infographics and press releases to assist in spreading the word about electrical safety before and after a storm.

Post Storm Recovery

In the aftermath of a storm, it is imperative that electricians take their time to purchase genuine products from reputable retailers and manufacturers in order to avoid the dangers of counterfeit electrical goods. Property owners too, maintain the responsibility of hiring qualified electricians to complete their electrical work in order to ensure the safety of their family, employees, and property. 

Qualified Electricians
Learn the importance of using qualified electricians during rebuilding & recovery
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How to Avoid Counterfeit Electronics
Learn to avoid dangerous counterfeit electronic goods during rebuilding & recovery
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Water Damaged Electrical Equipment
Learn which equipment must be replaced and which electronics may be reconditioned.
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Power Outages
Prepare your home when the power goes out. Learn how to prepare your home for power outages. 
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Brownout Safety
Experiencing a brownout? Learn how to prepare your home.

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Pre-Storm Safety

In advance of severe storms, ESFI encourages consumers to educate themselves about the dangers of electricity and water. When a hurricane hits, power lines fall, homes generating electricity flood, and many people find alternative methods to produce electricity without knowing how to do so safely. 

Utilize ESFI’s Pre-Storm Safety resources to learn how to avoid the dangers of shock and electrocution when disaster strikes.

Hurricane Safety
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Flood Safety
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Portable Generator Safety
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Portable Generator – Transfer Switch Safety
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Lightning Safety
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Downed Power Line Safety
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