Monthly Archives: April 2014

National Electrical Safety Month is almost here!

May is National Electrical Safety Month!
Throughout the month of May, ARC Electric Company will be giving you great tips about electrical safety and offering great incentives for CurrentSAFE.
May is a good time to also review your electrical safety procedures!
Top electrical hazards the result of the growing use of electrical power, combined with electrical systems that are over 20 years old. Wiring hazards are both a major cause of electrocutions and home fires, killing hundreds and injuring thousands each year. Misuse of surge suppressors, power strips and extension cords is also a cause of electrocutions and fires. Contact with power lines and major appliances contribute to hundreds of deaths annually, both at home and in the workplace. Eliminating these electrical hazards will help reduce deaths and injuries.