When used properly, portable and standby generators are a great option for providing power during brownouts or blackouts. However, improper use and installation of generators can cause carbon monoxide poisoning, make sure to always keep generators at least 20 feet away from doors and windows. Never operate a generator in an enclosed space. Make sure […]
A portable generator can be a powerful tool during a power outage or natural disaster, but it can also be dangerous – even deadly – if not properly installed and operated. On average, 75 people are killed in the United States each year by carbon monoxide associated with the use of generators. Make sure you […]
ESFI urges owners and operators of portable generators to tune into safety. Don’t become one of the estimated 75 people who will be killed this year by carbon monoxide associated with the use of generators. Understanding the dangers associated with portable generators could save your life.