Electrical social media posts

Use these sample social media posts to spread the word about electrical fire safety.

  • Our favorite cartoon, Dan Doofus learns the hard way all about electrical safety, so you don’t have to: https://youtu.be/l-wXyw0tvSA
  • Download @NFPA’s electrical fires fact sheet to share in your community: http://ow.ly/ZOdrT #FireFacts
  • The leading areas of origin for electrical fires are the bedroom (14%), attic (12%), and kitchen (11%) http://ow.ly/ZOdOf
  • Nearly one third (30%) of home electrical fires began with ignition of wire or cable insulation. http://ow.ly/ZOdOf #FireFacts
  • For some good reminders, download & review @NFPA’s electrical fire safety tip sheet: http://ow.ly/ZOgc3
  • Looking for an easy to read electrical safety checklist to use at home or in your community? Here’s one from #NFPA: http://ow.ly/ZOeHM
  • Safety tip: replace or repair damaged or loose electrical cords. http://ow.ly/ZOfkE
  • Safety tip: avoid running extension cords across doorways or under carpets. http://ow.ly/ZOfkE
  • Safety tip: avoid overloading outlets. Plug only one high-wattage appliance into each receptacle outlet at a time. http://ow.ly/ZOgc3
  • NFPA’s electrical fire safety messages can be viewed in American #SignLanguage with this video: https://youtu.be/x_7RFiv7_lw