...Dangers in Using Generators...

Due to the ongoing ice storm, numerous areas of far southern Missouri will experience power outages.  Residents using generators to provide electricity to homes are urged to use caution.  Carbon monoxide poisening can occur in minutes if generators are not used properly.

The following web link was developed from the Consumer Product Safety Commission and describes the dangers of using generators.  Guidance on how to safely use them is also provided within this web link.

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/portgen.pdf



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