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.
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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.
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.