Portable Generator Safety

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Portable generators are useful during power outages. However, many homeowners are unaware that the improper use of portable generators can be risky. The most common dangers associated with portable generators are carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, electrical shock or electrocution, and fire hazards. NFPA safety tips Downed utility lines, power company …

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Space Heater Safety

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Space heaters can provide extra comfort during the winter season. Following are some basic tips* that will help ensure their safe use. Do’s: For heating purposes, use only equipment that is made for home heating.  Use all types of heaters carefully and follow all directions for safe use. Use a …

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