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Generator Safety Tips Portable generators come in handy during long-term power outages. However, if you do not know how to use them properly, they can be danger- ous. Safe Electricity has the following tips too use genera- tors safely. Contact a qualified vendor or electrician to help you determine what generator is best-suited to your needs. Generator


If you are installing a per- manent generator, it must have a transfer switch. The transfer switch prevents energy from leaving your generator and go- ing back into power lines where it could harm a lineman, a process known as “back-feed.” A qualified electrician should install your generator and transfer switch.


If you have a portable genera-


tor, operate it outdoors in an area with plenty of ventilation. Never run a generator in a home or garage. Generators give off deadly carbon monox- ide. Do not plug a generator into the wall.


Be sure the generator is turned off and cool before fueling it. Turn off or disconnect all ap- pliances and lights before you begin operating the portable generator. Once the generator is running, turn your appliances and lights on one at a time to avoid overloading the unit. Remember, generators are for temporary usage, prioritize your needs.


Generators pose electrical risks especially when oper- ated in wet conditions. Use a generator only when necessary when the weather creates wet


For information regarding generator transfer switch, generator safety or any other generator related questions call us at 1-800- 535-1079.


or moist conditions. Protect the generator by operating it under an open, canopy-like struc- ture on a dry surface where water cannot form puddles or drain under it. Always ensure that your hands are dry before touching the generator. Keep children and pets away from portable generators at all times. Many generator components are hot enough to burn you during operation.


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