Generator Safety

Running a generator inside any enclosed/partially enclosed structure can lead to dangerous and often fatal levels of Carbon Monoxide. Follow the do’s and don’ts below, to practice safe generator use.

May be an image of one or more people and text that says 'The Do's and Don'ts of Portable Generators Run your machine few times throughout the year to ensure it's ready when you need it. Make sure you have plenty of fresh fuel to power your generator. Check the oil often and use heavy-duty, properly grounded extension cords. DO NOT place a running generator inside your home or garage. DO NOT store fuel in your home or garage near fire hazards. DO NOT connect a generator to your home electrical box or exceed the wattage of your generator's capacity.'