Safety Concerns

Use this information to help ensure you prioritize safety while operating your generator.

Table of contents

  1. Carbon monoxide poisoning

  2. Fire hazards

  3. Electrical hazards

  4. Noise and vibration hazards


  1. Consumer Reports - Generator Safety Tips That Will Get You Through a Storm, and Maybe Save Your Life

  2. OSHA - Using Portable Generators Safely

  3. Safe Electricity - Generator Safety

  4. American Red Cross - Safe Generator Use

  5. FEMA - Portable Generator Warning: Danger - Use With Care