When dealing with any type of generator that provides power, knowing the hazards that it creates is essential to keeping yourself and your family safe from injury. Here are a couple of hazards that you should know about when dealing with any type of generator.
For starters, any type of generator produces carbon monoxide, that deadly gas that none of us like to hear about. So it is vital to have any type of generator in an open environment, where ventilation won’t be a problem.
Connecting a generator directly to a house’s outlet could result in serious electrical feedback. When generators are directly exposed to water, the risk of electrocution is greater when you handle it, so during a storm or other situation, make sure the generator is well protected from the water.
Always exercise caution when handling equipment that is hazardous, and the fruits of your caution will keep you from harm’s way.