Mr. Electric receives award for electrical safety

WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2011) – Mr. Electric has been named by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) as the recipient of the 2011 Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE), presented by the foundation for outstanding efforts in promoting electrical safety

Jeff Meyers, President, accepted the honor on behalf of Mr. Electric during the National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s 2011 Illumination Dinner in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 28, 2011. ESFI’s SAFE award recognizes utilities, manufacturers, distributors, associations, agencies, nonprofit associations, and other industry-related organizations for active and sustained efforts in support of ESFI’s mission to improve electrical safety awareness.

“Last year, our franchisees entered over 120,000 homes and businesses. In each of those homes, our service professionals completed our complimentary home/business safety checkup,” said Jeff Meyers, president of Mr. Electric. “We hope that by spending those extra minutes at every home and business, we will help improve electrical safety awareness to our customers across North America.”

Mr. Electric has worked closely with ESFi in recent years, promoting electrical safety in the home, school, and workplace. The company emphasizes the importance of national safety month, and is producing a line of educational materials for children of customers.

“Mr. Electric has been a champion for ESFI’s cause through their tireless devotion to spreading our campaign safety messages,” said Brett Brenner, President of ESFI. “We applaud Mr. Electric’s unwavering commitment to the safety of their employees, customers and communities and we are grateful to have such a reputable company as an industry partner.”

Mr. Electric is an electrical service and repair company, serving both residential and commercial areas, that specializes in installations, upgrades, and diagnostics.

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is a 501(c) (3) organization dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety. ESFI proudly sponsors National Electrical Safety Month each May, and engages in public education campaigns throughout the year to prevent electrical fires, injuries, and fatalities. To learn more about ESFI and electrical safety, visit www.electrical-safety.org

About Mr. Electric®:
Established in 1994, Mr. Electric is a global franchise organization providing electrical installation and repair services. Recognized by Entrepreneur magazine among its “Franchise 500,” Mr. Electricfranchisees provide these services to both residential and commercial customers at almost 200 locations worldwide. Mr. Electric is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc., family of service franchises. For more information or to find the location nearest you, visit MrElectric.com.

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