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Old 03-14-2023, 01:33 AM   #56 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Isaac Zachary View Post
It was a tool safety class focussing on emergency preparredness and disaster releif that I went to years ago. I remember the deaths were 50/50 from inside and outside caused from generators according to the class instructors and their charts. I don't remember which year or years they were referring to or where they got their numbers from, but their point was that your average Joe isn't going to know enough about how to operate a generator to really protect himself and others from it's dangers.
If you add up the deaths from generators outside, in the garage, and in the basement you get 50% of deaths

Generator safety isn't hard. Just follow the directions and put it outside at least 20 feet from the house.
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