Electrical Safety Blog by Premium Electric

At Premium Electric, our Abbotsford electricians will be regularly posting articles on electrical safety in the home to help you and your family stay safe while using electricity in and around your place of residence. You will also find articles on the do’s and don’ts in electrical safety and what to do in case of electrical emergencies. Awareness is one of the most important steps you should take to minimize the risk of electrical fires, as well as injuries, property loss, or fatalities due to electrical hazards.

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Downed Power Lines - Safety Tips

Downed Power Lines - BC Hydro says, “If it’s down, it’s a danger. Stay back and dial 911.” If you come across downed power lines or cables, always assume that they are live and dangerous. Always stay back a safe distance from downed electrical wires; at least 10 metres (33 feet). There are several safety precautions you should take whenever you come across downed power lines. Read More

Protecting Your Kids - 10 Electrical Safety Tips for Home

In this post we want to share some electrical safety tips for home to help protect you and your family. If you have young children at home, most likely you started electric baby proofing your home quite early. However, as your children start to get older, have you thought about how to teach your children about electrical safety and how to avoid potentially hazardous situations? Read More

What to Do If There Is A Natural Gas Leak

Do you know what to do if there is a natural gas leak? A natural gas leak in your house can be quite serious. It’s important that you know how to detect a natural gas leak and what steps you need to take to prevent a disaster. Read More

How to Use A Fire Extinguisher - Pass Method

Do you and your family know the fire extinguisher pass method? If your home has multiple floors, make sure there is fire extinguisher on every floor. Also, make sure every member of your family knows where each fire extinguisher can be found and how to properly use them. Read More

What to Do When Power Goes Out

Be Prepared for When the Power Goes Out Do you know what to do when the power goes out? Do you have an emergency preparedness plan for a power blackout? Read More