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Winter weather power failures

Power failures

Power failures can be a direct result of winter weather and ice storms and can last for several days.  When the temperature of a building drops below freezing, learn what protection features should be implemented.

Portable generator hazards

Portable generators are useful when temporary or remote electric power is needed, but they also can be hazardous. The primary hazards to avoid when using a generator are carbon monoxide poisoning from the toxic engine exhaust, electric shock or electrocution, fire and burns.

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