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Lightning Safety Awareness Week 2020

By Kirsten Denny | July 8, 2020

Did you know that Lightning Safety Awareness Week is June 21st-27th, 2020? Lightning is a naturally occurring weather event that is caused by electrical discharge and high voltage between a cloud and the ground or within a cloud. Lightning according to¬†National Geographic, kills up to 2,000 people each year, and those that survive a strike […]

Thanksgiving & Fire Risk: Safety Tips

By Kirsten Denny | November 26, 2019

Thanksgiving & Fire Risk: Safety Tips A public service announcement by: Curtis E. Falany, P.E., PresidentJ. B. Shepherd & Company, Inc.Forensic Electrical Engineers According to the National Fire Protection Association, Thanksgiving is the peak day of the year for home cooking fires, as safety precautions can be easily overlooked while preparing a Thanksgiving feast. Below […]

Unforseen Electrical Hazards During Halloween.

By Kirsten Denny | October 30, 2019

Unforseen Electrical Hazards During Halloween. A public service announcement by:Curtis E. Falany, P.E., PresidentJ. B. Shepherd & Company, Inc.Forensic Electrical Engineers October is a month full of festive pumpkins, spooky skeletons, and sugary candy. Where families across the country decorate their homes in anticipation of trick-or-treaters on Halloween night. Often these decorations require electricity to […]

Portable Generators and Back-Feed can be Deadly.

By Kirsten Denny | September 25, 2019

Portable Generators and Back-Feed can be Deadly. A public service announcement by: Curtis E. Falany, P.E., PresidentJ. B. Shepherd & Company, Inc.Forensic Electrical Engineers Connecting a portable generator to your home wiring system, often called back-feeding, is a horrible, and dangerous idea. Often, you will find information on the Internet instructing that back-feeding can be […]