Safety tips to help you prepare for and cope with sudden loss of power.
What You Should Know
What You Need to Know When the Power Goes Out Unexpectedly
General info, food & water safety, carbon monoxide, powerline hazards.
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning After a Disaster
Indoor use of portable generators, charcoal grills, or camp stoves can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning. Take steps to protect your family…
Worker Safety in a Power Outage
Preventing electrocution by undetected feedback electrical energy…
Electrical Safety and Generators
Preventing electrocutions associated with generators plugged Into household circuits...
- NIOSH Electrical Safety
Publications on electrical safety.
- Worker Safety in Storm & Flood Cleanup
Info provided by CDC's NIOSH on work-related hazards such as electrical hazards, carbon monoxide, musculoskeletal hazards, heat stress, motor vehicles, hazardous materials, fire, confined spaces, falls…
Hurricanes and Other Tropical Storms
Protecting yourself before & after a hurricane.
Winter Storm Facts, Extreme Cold Prevention Guide.
Preparing for a flood & its aftermath.
Extreme Heat Prevention Guide, tips for preventing heat-related illness, heat stress in elderly.
- Page last reviewed: August 8, 2014
- Page last updated: August 8, 2014
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