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Image description: Large parts of the country are experiencing power outages as a result of winter weather storms. If you’re using a portable back-up generator, make sure you run it outside to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.
To make sure you’re operating your generator safely:
Use it outside the house or garage
Keep it at least 20 feet away from windows, doors and vents
Use a battery operated CO detector outside bedrooms.
Never ignored a beeping CO detector. Go outside and call 911 if the alarm sounds.
Learn more about operating your portable generator safely from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Image description: Large parts of the country are experiencing power outages as a result of winter weather storms. If you’re using a portable back-up generator, make sure you run it outside to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.

To make sure you’re operating your generator safely:

  • Use it outside the house or garage
  • Keep it at least 20 feet away from windows, doors and vents
  • Use a battery operated CO detector outside bedrooms.
  • Never ignored a beeping CO detector. Go outside and call 911 if the alarm sounds.

Learn more about operating your portable generator safely from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.