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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Power Outage and Generator Safety

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Weathering the Power Outage and Generator Safety


During a power outage a generator can become an invaluable tool. With the flexibility that a generator provides, it also presents hazards that you and your family should be aware of. Please see the following, non-exclusive links that provide insightful and valuable information to consider if you choose to use a generator during a power outage.


1.    https://www.consumerreports.org/generators/generator-safety-tips-to-get-you-through-a-storm/ 


2.    https://safeelectricity.org/public-education/tips/generator-safety/ 


3.    http://blog.hy-techroof.com/bid/61507/10-portable-generator-safety-precautions 


4.    https://www.thespruce.com/portable-generator-dos-and-donts-1152600


5.   https://www.energy.gov/ceser/activities/energy-security/emergency-preparedness/using-portableemergency-generators-safely 


6.    https://www.pge.com/en_US/safety/electrical-safety/electric-generator-safety/electric-generator-safety.page 


For additional information, please contact the Tuolumne County Community Development Department at 209-533-5633 or visit their office at 48 Yaney Avenue, Sonora.


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