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 (31%) 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
Electrical safety social share images
Share these images on Twitter or Facebook to remind residents about the risks, and the steps they can take to stay safer from electrical hazards.