Safety

Smoke Detectors

Posted on: November 27th, 2011 by Glen No Comments

 

The National Fire Prevention Association offers essential advice for the installation and use of smoke detectors (smoke alarms).

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Carbon Monoxide

Posted on: November 27th, 2011 by Glen No Comments

 

The US Fire Administration and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention offers life-saving ideas on the different carbon monoxide detectors and smoke detectors.  They tell you where to place them in your home and how to care & maintain them.... Read More →

Arc Fault Flash

Posted on: November 27th, 2011 by Glen No Comments

 

Dangerous arc fault flash can be cause when a large current travels thru the air between the phase conductors or a phase conductor and the neutral or ground. This, very fast high energy fault is like a bomb exploding in your face. The high temperature pressure blasts and flying pieces... Read More →

Electricity and Child Safety

Posted on: November 27th, 2011 by Glen No Comments

 

Children are precious gifts and parents seek whole heartedly to protect them. Many parents go to great lengths to ‘child-proof’ their homes.  Installing locking mechanisms on cabinets and doors, making sure hazardous materials are inaccessible to children, fencing off stairs, putting protective coverings over sharp corners are all wonderful steps to promote the safety of your child.  However these steps neglect perhaps the most important aspect... Read More →