May is National Electrical Safety Month and the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is launching its annual effort to help reduce electrically-related fatalities, injuries, and property loss.

Confronted by the COVID-19 global pandemic, building departments across the country face a challenging question: "Do we shut down or stay open?" Fortunately, there are options that allow for safe, continued building department operation.

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) recently released an infographic, “Electrical Safety While Working From Home,” as consumers shift from working in an office setting to working from their homes. The safety tips provided highlight potential electrical safety hazards and how to prevent them.