Many electrocutions and home fires can be prevented simply by understanding basic electrical safety principles and adhering to safe practices. ESFI has developed a number of resources to help educate homeowners, consumers, older adults, and children.
Whether you are a homeowner or a renter, electrical safety should be a top priority in your home. Awareness of electrical hazards is the key to reducing the staggering number of electrically-related home fires, injuries and deaths that occur every year.
The following information and resources from ESFI will help you gain a better understanding of how to use electricity and electrical products safely:
Use these easy checklists to help you identify and correct electrical and fire hazards in your home before a serious incident occurs.
ESFI’s video library contains a wide variety of safety videos that demonstrate critical home electrical safety concepts and tips. Many videos are also available in Spanish.
Take a tour of ESFI’s interactive virtual home for a visual introduction to your home electrical system and safety tips for using common electrical devices.