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Electrical Safety

Electrical FIres are a Leading Cause of Fire Damage in the US

Learn about the threat of home electrical fires with these messages and downloadable materials.

Public service announcement: home electrical fire safety

Fire Prevention and Public Education Exchange

The Exchange serves as a centralized location for national, state and local fire prevention and life safety practices and public education materials that organizations may wish to share with other communities. Visit the Exchange.

Outreach materials

The U.S. Fire Administration recommends the following organizations as trusted and reliable sources for free outreach materials you can use to help increase awareness about home electrical fires in your community.

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Statistical reports, fact sheet, and safety tips to help prevent electrical fires. 
    NFPA toolkit: Keeping your community safe and energized. An online toolkit of support materials to help fire departments conduct successful electrical safety campaigns in their communities.
    The National Fire Protection Association helps to reduce fire loss through consensus codes and standards, research, training and education.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission safety guide: electronics and electrical. Electrical safety information on ground fault circuit interrupters, arc fault circuit interrupters, household extension cords, and spotting possible safety problems with electrical products in your home before they occur.
    The Consumer Product Safety Commission is a U.S. federal agency that protects the public from injury or death associated with the use of consumer products.
  • Electrical Safety Foundation International. Electrical fire safety prevention strategies and outreach materials, including community and school presentations, instructions for testing an AFCI, and a home fire safety checklist.
    The Electrical Safety Foundation International is a non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety at home and in the workplace.

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808 Portola Rd #C
Portola Valley, CA  USA
Tel: (650) 851-1594
Fax: (650) 851-3960
For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1

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