Blackouts: Safety Information for Short-Term Power Outages or "Rolling Blackouts"


Subject:
Energy , Consumer Research & Advocacy , Nutrition & Food Safety , Electrical Energy , Technology , Home & Housing , Conservation and Efficiency , Food Safety , Power Failures (Blackouts) , Power Outages , Power Sources & Systems , Safety

Description:
Tips on how to prepare for a blackout and what actions to take when one occurs. Emphasizes supply and safety tips, including some for people with disabilities. Provides energy conservation recommendations and information on heat waves, using generators, and food safety. Contains safety fact sheets (in PDF files) in English and Spanish. From the American National Red Cross.

Publisher:
The American National Red Cross

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.redcross.org/services/disaster/0,1082,0_133_,00.html


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