Dangerous ice and snow is sweeping across the plains, south, and heading east. There are expected to be widespread power outages associated with this large storm.
Are you planning on using a portable gas generator to help you during or after the storm this week?
When dealing with severe winter weather and power outages some people take unnecessary risks. Do not take extra risks with your generator. It can be deadly. Its invisible odorless CO exhaust can kill you and your family in just minutes.
Be safe. Put your generator:
Finally, know the initial symptoms of CO poisoning:
* Minimum distance recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Here’s more information on carbon monoxide.
This address for this post is: http://www.cpsc.gov/onsafety/2013/12/winter-weather-alert-generators/
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