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Two NYC fires in two days caused by overloaded power strips

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In the wake of two Manhattan fires that occurred within two days - leaving one person dead and another seriously burned -- the Eletrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is reminding the public about the dangers of overloaded circuits and improper power cord use.


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Surge in counterfeit electrical products endangers workers, consumers

ESFI releases results of industry-wide counterfeiting survey
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U.S. seizures of counterfeit products have increased more than 325% over the past decade, according to the 2014 Counterfeit Electrical Products Survey by the the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), which says the counterfeits endanger everyone who uses electricity.


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After children's electrocution deaths, Tennessee passes marina safety bill

ESFI urges other states to do the same
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 The Tennessee General Assembly has enacted a marina safety law intended to protect state residents from electric shock injuries and drowning deaths near marinas and boat docks.  


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How to protect your home (and family) from electrical hazards

ESFI publication, Twitter chat help you ID, correct dangers
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In addition to Building Safety Month, May is National Electrical Safety Month – an issue closely related to building safety. The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is kicking off its annual effort to raise awareness of potential home electrical hazards and the importance of electrical safety.


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A lesson from tragedy:

How to avoid a fire caused by heating equipment
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In the wake of a house fire that killed a mother and eight children in Kentucky January 30, Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is offering tips on how other can avoid similar fire tragedies. Police said the fire in the Kentucky incident started when a combustible material fell against an electric heater in a bedroom as a family slept.


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Here’s what your kids might be learning in school

(It’s a good thing)
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If you live in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Washington D.C. or Pennsylvania and have school age children, they may see a theatrical performance in the coming months that will educate them about fire and electrical safety while it entertains them.


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You CAN prepare for extreme weather

ESFI offers info on tornado, hurricane, flood readiness
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Worried about the possibility of severe weather striking your area? Wondering how you’ll handle the consequences? The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) has launched a new collection of severe weather safety resources that will enable people to prepare for storm-related hazards and lower the risk of deaths, injuries and property loss.


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How to make 2013 an electrically safe year

ESFI has your checklist
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The list of New Year’s Resolutions you made (and may still be keeping) probably did not include what the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) says should be a high priority item: being electrically safe in 2013.


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Fire safety experts: Make safety a holiday tradition at your house

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With the holiday season rapidly approaching, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is launching its annual holiday safety campaign to encourage families and communities across the country to Make Safety a Tradition.


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Fire Prevention Week highlights dangers, resources

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A leading cause of home fires each year, electrical failures or malfunctions were factors in an estimated 46,500 home fires in 2010 according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). These fires resulted in 420 deaths, 1,520 injuries, and $1.5 billion in property damage.


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