Regional Homeland Security Coordinating Committee

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Portable Generator Safety

Portable electric generators offer great benefits when outages affect your home, but can also be hazardous. The primary hazards to avoid when using a generator are carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from toxic engine exhaust, electric shock, and fire.

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